Tiny egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ayahlove97, May 5, 2016.

  1. ayahlove97

    ayahlove97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Found this tiny egg in the nesting box today. What causes this?[​IMG]
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    We call them "fart eggs" because they come out along with anotheanother egg (or without) before it is fully developed. :)
     
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  3. MikeTheGardener

    MikeTheGardener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have had tiny eggs but only when they were laying for the first time. I have not experienced what CL200 described. Sounds like a neat phenomenon
     
  4. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Tiny or miniature eggs, that come from a non-bantam breed, are known as “Cock Egg’s”. They form when a piece of tissue enters the Oviduct and triggers the formation of an egg.
     
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  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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