Sign of a new egg??

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

  1. warren86

    warren86 Out Of 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 True BYC Addict

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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 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wind/fart what is that lol
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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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. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    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 True BYC Addict

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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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