Tiny egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mccluckers, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I collevted the eggs today there was a very small egg with the other ones,it is exactly the same colour as one of the other eggs in the box( I have a mixed flock and there is only one hen who lays a white egg, so far) the Han that lays the White egg hadn't layed for a few days, I also have several pulkets coming Up to lay so I could be one of them or the other hen. Wouldn't it be unusual for a hen to lay 2 eggs I one day? Who could it be? [​IMG]

    Thanks

    Forgot to. Nation that the hen who lays the large egg is 2 years old
     
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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    It is possible one of your pullet laid the smaller egg. Pullets will lay such an egg as their system works out the kinks. And occasionally you'll find a mature hen who will lay a 'fart' egg or 'wind' egg. This type of egg is simply an 'oops' that may happen for whatever reason. A wind egg usually doesn't have a yolk in it.
     
  3. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But would a mature hen lay a wind egg and a normal egg?

    Thanks for your reply
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Mine do.

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    Some of my tiny eggs were double-yolks which really surprised me.
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  5. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful eggs! Sorry I meant would they lay a normal egg and wind egg in the same day?
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Not usually.
     
  7. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I think it maybe a pullet the. Because there is one which I thought might lay for a while now. Thanks for your help
     

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