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Mini or fart egg 3 days in a row. Should I be concerned?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by appps, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    I have 6 hens, one just returning from being broody and an 11 week old. Each day there is a small mini egg in the nest box. We have had probably five of these previously over the last two years but never day after day.

    Is this sudden frequency a concern?
     
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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    How small? Like a pullet egg?

    Birds coming back into lay can lay small eggs for while at first.
    I doubt an 11 week old is laying.
     
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    appps Overrun With Chickens

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