Small eggs?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nhchickmom, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. nhchickmom

    nhchickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I am new to this group and being a chicken caregiver. We recently adopted two 1 1/2 year old RI reds. We have had them for about a month and they have been laying constantly, every other day. The past week through one of the chickens in laying really, really tiny eggs about the size of an avocado seed. What could be causing this. The other one is laying very large eggs still.
     
  2. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would bet that these eggs do not have yolks in them. Have you looked inside?

    I dont have a good explanation as to why that happens. I just know that it has happened to me.
     
  3. nhchickmom

    nhchickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmmmm...... I just cracked one open and you were right no yolk. Did your chickens like this start laying normally on their own?
     
  4. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they eventually stopped the small eggs and started to lay normal ones.
     

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