Tiny Egg...What's Up?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pkzman, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. pkzman

    pkzman Out Of The Brooder

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    OK troops,

    Our Ameracauna, who started laying beautiful eggs 2 weeks ago, gave us this tiny egg this morning. I thought a Robin got in the box and laid! Ha ha!

    Anything to be worried about? We haven't opened it up yet to see what's inside.

    Here's a side by side - normal vs. today.

    Thoughts?

    Z


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  2. ghostwolf

    ghostwolf Out Of The Brooder

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    I have hens that are almost two and have been laying for quit some time and they will occasionally lay eggs that look like something that should be in a wild birds nest. They usually are full of the eg white. None of them seem worse for wear, I really won't worry about it.
     
  3. Fleabuskitty

    Fleabuskitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If she's only been laying a couple weeks, it's probably one of the weird "fart eggs" that pullets often lay, nothing to be worried about [​IMG]
     
  4. pkzman

    pkzman Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!

    And Ghostwolf, you were totally right - just cracked it open and it was a no-yoker!

    That's a new one for me...

    Z
     
  5. ghostwolf

    ghostwolf Out Of The Brooder

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    Wait until she gets older. Every once in a while you will get a double yoker. A friend of mine had a hen lay one that was almost twice the size of her jumbos. Her husband was so surprised, he took a picture.
     

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