"oops" egg or sign of something else?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by iowachks, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. iowachks

    iowachks Out Of The Brooder

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    Today I found a teeny tiny egg in the nestbox! It's smaller than my bantam's eggs, and has the same colors and appearance as the eggs my Welsummers produce (dark brown and spotted). These chickens are almost 3 or 4 years old (bought them as adults). Is this just an oops egg, or could there be something up with my chickens due to age?

    Here is the egg next to a normal egg I got this morning.

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    Thanks!
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    oops!
     
  3. kristim23

    kristim23 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure why this happens, just wanted to say that its sooo cute!
     
  4. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    also called "fart egg".
    i get them once in a while too! [​IMG] no yolk inside.
     
  5. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    That's awesome! That is so small! Is it like the size of a quarter or around there?

    -Nate
     
  6. iowachks

    iowachks Out Of The Brooder

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    It's about the size of a large marble and almost perfectly round. I should crack it open and see! I'll wait til the hubs comes home though, he'll be entertained!

    Thanks for the answers!!
     

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