No yolkers from a 10 mos. Hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by monaandthechicks, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. monaandthechicks

    monaandthechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    So strange! My girls seem happy, they free range, lots of water, I give them treats. but twice this week I have had 2 mini no yolkers, we are talking half the size of a regular egg, it is so cute!

    There is ONE change however, I have 4 8 week old chicks in the coop with them, they are separated from each other ( the 10mos and the 8 weekers) so no physical access but they do see each other. do you think this could be enough to throw off the egg laying mojo?

    Thank you for your thoughts in advance!!
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    At such a young age they are still working out the kinks in the plumbing. I don't think it would take much to mess up their laying. Those tiny eggs are called egg farts/wind eggs/dwarf eggs. They are interesting when they happen. It usually means nothing- just a fluke.
     
  3. monaandthechicks

    monaandthechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you CMV, I looked it up, I thought as much but was not sure the age was right.
    Thanks!!! [​IMG]
     

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