tiny egg??????

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  1. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why have my chickens laid a 2 cm egg[​IMG]
    the egg is next to a quater and and a 2p coin
     
  2. yellowblack

    yellowblack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww i wonderr why too, is there a rooster that can help feterlize her! Maybe we will see a mini new type of chick! People here might prob answer!! I want to know too! What type of hen did u had.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Its not uncommon in new laying hens - similarly getting eggs like watermelons! [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is a rooster and the chickens are a couple years old now so they are not new to laying
     
  5. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and the hens are millefluer booted bantams
     
  6. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Try posting on the "Chickens Behavior and Egg Laying" forum or see the article in the Learning Center on Common Egg Quality Problems (item #14 Fart Eggs or Fairy Eggs).
     
  7. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thankyou
    i love this website
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Bantams don't lay large eggs. Is she getting proper nutrition, layer feed with a free choice crushed oyster shell on the side? Or a lot of "this" and "that" kitchen scraps etc? Has she been wormed. How is her health?
     
  9. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes she is getting layer feed and seed weed grit with plenty of grass and corn but she hasnt been wormed though
     
  10. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    My chickens lay one of these occasionally too. Many refer to them as "fart", "wind", or "fairy" eggs. It's just a small glitch in the "egg factory". :)


    Good luck!
     

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