Robin Egg Layed by Chicken!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicken 86, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. chicken 86

    chicken 86 Out Of The Brooder

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    This egg was found in the nesting box this morning. I have never seen one so small! She has been laying for 6 months now. How strange!

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    Last edited: Apr 5, 2012
  2. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe while the chickens where outside or anywhere else, a robin layed an egg quickly and then that's why it was in the nesting box
     
  3. Silkie Chick

    Silkie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    When one of our bantam hens first started laying, she laid an egg the size of a peanut m&m. It was a proper egg though, had a yolk and everything. We blew it so that it wouldn't go bad.
     
  4. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i heard that a chickens first egg is the size of a quarter
     
  5. chicken 86

    chicken 86 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is not the first egg. She has been laying for about 6 months, although she just finished molting. She layed normal ones yesterday and the day before.
     
  6. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    then it must have been a robin that layed it
     
  7. chicken 86

    chicken 86 Out Of The Brooder

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    No, it was a chicken egg.
     
  8. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh, then it must be going through a stage
     
  9. lokua

    lokua Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my girls gave me a tiny one like that. They consistently layed medium to large eggs before and after and I even get a jumbo/double yolk about once a week. It was almost a normal egg the yolk was just a streak of yellow. I cooked it up sunny side up and the dog loved it.
     
  10. Knittycat

    Knittycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a fart egg! They happen sometimes. Especially with young layers.
     

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