Odd Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by meekasmom, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. meekasmom

    meekasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2010
    Elkhart, IN

    Here are the two eggs that my hens laid today. They haven't been laying well for the past few weeks. My husband sprayed a herbicide on the yard and I think it did something to the hens.
    The large egg has a very thin shell and when I broke it open the yolk was odd shaped; not round and had a sandpaper finish. The tiny egg didn't have a yolk. Has anyone experienced anything like this? I don't know what to do.

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    The tiny one is a fart egg. They occasionally happen and typically don't have yolks. The other is just a thin shelled egg - I sometimes get them too. Just make sure your girls have access to oyster shell.

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