Someone is not pulling their weight around here.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Wildsky, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Hehehehe soooo cute. I've yet to get a fart egg.
    Maybe your hen had a hot date with a handsome roo and just didn't have time to put the effort into a full sized egg?
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Nice egg [​IMG]
     
  4. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
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    Wildsky:
    Was this a new layer? I think I had one of those today myself, but I wasn't sure if it was poopies so I didn't even pick it up. I have a few birds that could be laying. Is it true they start that small and get larger>?
    Thanks
    Christina
     
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  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:It's true that they start small and get bigger, but even an older hen can lay one as small as the one wildsky got. A pullet egg (first eggs from a new layer) are smaller, but not usually that small. Those like pictured are called fart eggs or wind eggs.
     
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] I have to figure out WHO produced it, I doubt it was a new layer, I only have one little hen thats of that age, and I believe her eggs will be lighter.

    These LAZY girls have been laying since feb.

    On the bright side my kids think its the cutiest thing, I almost STEPPED ON it, it was not in the nest box - so someone was in a hurry, or coughed.
     
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  7. rizq

    rizq Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
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    Looks like my Serama eggs, lol. Tiny little thing!
     
  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Had to RUSH off to get her hair done or something. [​IMG]
     
  9. basicliving

    basicliving Keepin' the sunny side up

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    Too cute! I haven't gotten one of those yet. If I did , I think I'd blow it out and keep the shell. It's adorable! As it is, I'm busy pickling mine.

    Penny
     
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:I want to keep it, but seriously if I tried to blow that thing out I'd probably swallow it. I am thinking I might just let it kinda DRY out.
     

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