Sign of a new egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by warren86, Nov 5, 2016.

  1. warren86

    warren86 In the Brooder

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    Found this egg today never had one like it I do have some young birds maybe the is their first?[​IMG]
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Probably the first pullet egg. Does it have a yolk in it? If so, it's a pullet egg. If not, it's a wind/fart egg.
     
  3. warren86

    warren86 In the Brooder

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    Wind/fart what is that lol
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    A wind egg is an egg that has no yolk, just albumen. Usually comes farther along in the laying cycle. A small piece of tissue sloughs off into the reproductive tract and it gathers everything along the way except the yolk.
     
  5. Fairy eggs can happen with all laying birds.....Not just Chickens....It is normal.......Does not only happen later in laying..........
    Anyways your egg looks fine......




    Cheers!
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Very true. I've only had it in mature birds though.
    One thing to know is that over time, you'll surely experience odd things.
     
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