My 6 week old pullet layed an egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by loran507, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. loran507

    loran507 Out Of The Brooder

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    I found a small egg approx 1 inch long this AM. I have never seen a hen lay this young. Has anyone else seen this?
     
  2. Debi214

    Debi214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never heard of such - did you get a picture?
     
  3. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    nope thats a first for me .. are you sure she is 6 weeks old

    most likely its a mess up and she won't have any more till she gets to laying age.

    also. [​IMG]
     
  4. Hobbley_Farm

    Hobbley_Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    holy cow! What breed is she?
     
  5. loran507

    loran507 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes i'm sure she is 6wks, I got them as 1day olds on 3/18. she is a blk australorp
     
  6. tobaccodog

    tobaccodog New Egg

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    I need to she a pic of her
     
  7. emilyweck

    emilyweck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you crack it? Dumb question, I know. But, I'm curious what the inside was like.

    I can't wait to see a pic of her. Will you post one?
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I agree with colored egg farmer - a fluke and she probably won't lay again until she's older. Be extra watchful with her as she matures. Extra early layers can have more than their fair share of egg laying troubles.
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    [​IMG] Strange.......
     
  10. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Do you have a picture of your pullet and the egg you can post?
     

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