Small eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by carladababe, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. carladababe

    carladababe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my Easter Eggers laid a much smaller sized egg than normal. Is that normal? Should I be looking for something?[​IMG]
     
  2. Fleabuskitty

    Fleabuskitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, it is fairly common for hens, and especially pullets, to lay the occasional "weird" or deformed egg. A smaller than normal egg isn't something to be concerned about. I occasionally get extra long eggs from one of my older Dominiques [​IMG]
     
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  3. Fierlin1182

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    Commonly called a fart egg. One of them in a while is perfectly normal. :lol:
     
  4. carladababe

    carladababe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the replies, I feel much better. I lost one of my Black Jersey Giants to what I think was being egg bound, so I'm a little sensitive to the remaining hens. [​IMG]
     

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