tiny egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 3cutechicks, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. 3cutechicks

    3cutechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Yesterday morning I went to check for eggs and found the cutest little egg. It is strange because it is about one third the size of the regular egg. I am not sure if this has to do with a lack of water or what maybe from the day before. Last night though there were two regular sized eggs so it hopefully has been corrected. What caused this so I know in the future?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Called a fart egg or a wind egg. They happen from time to time and are nothing to worry about. Not sure there's anything you can or need to do to prevent them.
     
  3. 3cutechicks

    3cutechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    sounds good to me. It is cute though. I haven't cracked it open yet. guess they are a mistake from time to time!:
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I forgot to mention that fart eggs usually don't contain a yolk. I blew mine out and kept it.
     
  5. 3cutechicks

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    tried to do a smiley didn't work:(
     
  6. 3cutechicks

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    oh perfect we are on an egg white diet!
     
  7. krazchick101

    krazchick101 Out Of The Brooder

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    hey dose anyone have a picture of a fart egg? i think i may have one under my hen.
     
  8. ChicksR4Me

    ChicksR4Me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think this would be considered a fart egg...lol
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    soo little
     
  9. Kung Foo Chicken

    Kung Foo Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    My hens laid two of these last year. One was clear and one had a tiny yolk. It would've been fun to have sent one though an incubator to see how it turned out.
     
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