Tiny Egg

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BlueJuniper, Jan 15, 2017.

  1. BlueJuniper

    BlueJuniper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I was walking through the coop, and I found the smallest egg I have ever seen on the floor of the coop. We have two easter egger bantams and I know that bantams lay small eggs but are they always really THAT small? And another question is can I eat it?

    Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I thank you all in advance.
     
  2. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Might be a fairy egg, meaning an egg with no yolk. It happens sometimes, especially with younger layers or high production breeds. You can eat it.
     
  3. birdmanmax

    birdmanmax Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree it's probably just a hen starting to lay, small eggs and eggs with no shell are common in young birds beginning to lay.
     

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