Tiny Egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickenEllis, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. ChickenEllis

    ChickenEllis Out Of The Brooder

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    I checked under one of my Barred Rocks this morning that had been setting in the nest box for a long time and found this!

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    Is this normal? She usually lays regular sized eggs.

    If nothing else it made me laugh hysterically.
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    It's called a "wind egg" - sure, it's normal; they happen once in awhile.
     
  3. BearCreekChix

    BearCreekChix Woodland Warrior

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    Fart egg. No yolk inside. [​IMG] Yeah, it's normal.
     
  4. Casey3043

    Casey3043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got one of those the other day from a 2 year old hen who has been laying regularly. It was TINY and I'm sure it wasn't a pullet egg, because that was the cold rainy day where I kept everybody in their separate coops, and the pullets couldn't get to the big girls nest boxes.

    I ate the egg this morning, along with a regular sized one. It was fully formed with yolk, white, and a strong shell---just tiny.

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