teeny tiny egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by carress, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. carress

    carress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This wasn't a first egg, all the girls are laying semi-regularly... why did this happen? They all eat well and get to range from 2-7 hours a day. I leave the light on a lot for heat and light.
    The egg is the size of a HUGE grape, but TINY egg. I put it next to a medium sized egg for comparison. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2008
  2. sunnydee

    sunnydee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably just a hickup in the laying factory. [​IMG] I wouldn't worry about it too much. I think it's cute!! [​IMG]
     
  3. DesertDawg

    DesertDawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did it have a yolk. I read about eggs like that somewhere - they may not have a yolk and the shell just formed around something.
     
  4. carress

    carress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cracked it and it had what seemed like a really small pale yolk - usually my yolks are bright orange...
    I ate it
    hope is wasn't a bird poo egg;) If so.. maybe bird poo is good for feeding more than the garden!

    ok..that's was gross..
     
  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute little egg
     
  6. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
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    fart egg somewhat lol
     
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  7. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOOK at these ............... [​IMG]

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  8. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    We just got one yesterday. People call them "fart eggs" I think. Nothing to worry about. They just happen.
     
  9. W9 Country Chicks

    W9 Country Chicks New Egg

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    We just got a tiny egg. Looks just like the photo of the first post. We cracked it open and it had a dark red center with a bloody white. All our hens have been laying for several months.

    Anyone have any idea why the egg (yolk &white) would be completely bloody?
     
  10. stumble_n_mumble

    stumble_n_mumble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    btw. ORANGE IS REALLY GOOD YOLK!! it is from them eating corn. its said to be healthier! good job! lol
     

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