Teenie tiny egg...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jewel1, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. jewel1

    jewel1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen, Roxy has been laying since December last year. She normally lays medium-sized eggs, but today, after sitting in the nest-box for about 45 minutes and a lot of egg-song, she gave me a pebble-sized egg. It has something in it, but I haven't opened it yet to see if there is a tiny yolk. [​IMG]

    Here's a blurry pic of the tiny egg against some other large eggs I got today from my other girls.

    Julie

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  2. Ducclelover10

    Ducclelover10 Overrun With Chickens

    Haha, the same thing happened to our Americana who has been laying for 3 1/2 years now. After that she just started laying normal sized eggs again, I wonder what caused that!?
     
  3. wayneclea

    wayneclea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A while back, I used to get an egg like that once in a great while, from the old hens.
    I told my neighbors that they were "Diet Eggs!" LOL. Some had tiny yolks, some did not. Was not often though...
     
  4. jewel1

    jewel1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Other chicken owners keep telling me it happens form time to time and they call it a "fart" egg. [​IMG]

    PS no yolk inside..just whites
     
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2013
  5. ajr

    ajr Out Of The Brooder

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    Anytime I get tiny ones my youngest son always claims them. So I fry them up for him. Once we got one not much bigger than a marble. Sure enough it had a yolk in it. [​IMG]
     
  6. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    We have a customer with two little boys, and we always save those eggs for him (they get thrown in as an extra with his egg order). His kids fight over them.
     

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