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Small egg from a large hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dirtydozen, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. dirtydozen

    dirtydozen Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen, a production red that has been laying really small egg. The small egg pictured next to a large egg. Anyone have a clue? This is the second in about 8 days. Old Age?
     
  2. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Does it have a yolk? If not, it's called a "fart egg" or a "witch egg."

    It just happens sometimes.

    Not sure why it would happen twice in two days, but it's not harmful.
     
  3. TennesseeChicken

    TennesseeChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had those those, too on occasion. Mine didn't have any yolks.
     
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  4. dirtydozen

    dirtydozen Out Of The Brooder

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    Dont know if it had a yolk or not. I'll check the next one, if there is another one. Counter-surfing dog got the eggs before I could check it.
     
  5. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] "counter-surfing dog" LOL
     

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