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tiny peewee egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chefwithchooks, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. chefwithchooks

    chefwithchooks Hatching

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    Hi, I am new to this blog--
    My chooks have been laying for about 3 weeks (they are just 5 months old) and today---a most bizzarre, tiny peewee size egg ( a little larger than a jumbo olive) Does anyone know what is up with this? all other eggs I have gotten so far have been small to medium size, but this one today is tiny!
     
  2. willowcol

    willowcol Songster

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    I think most people call them Fart eggs. lol, never had 1 but have read posts about them. Its normal, just happens sometimes I guess.
     
  3. r0xiRox

    r0xiRox In the Brooder

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  4. lakeshorenc

    lakeshorenc Songster

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    I got one of these a couple of weeks ago. Haven't had one since. It did have yolk in it, I've read here some don't.[​IMG]
     
  5. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Songster

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    We call those 'wind eggs'. They're fairly common in pullets just starting to lay. Often they have no yolk, sometimes they are complete with yolk but just tiny.

    She will stop laying them as her body adjusts.
     
  6. Lesa

    Lesa Songster

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    I was speaking to a farmer about those darling little eggs. I didn't tell her what they were named on this sight! She said they used to call them "luck" eggs when she had chickens. I thought that was a wonderful idea. So far my girls have only given me one- but I cherish it:)
     
  7. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    One of my girls left me one last week with a super huge egg next to it!

    It had a yolk, it was very cute. I fried it up with the big egg (double yolker) and had breakfast!
     
  8. Beau coop

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    [​IMG] I've heard them called fart eggs to. I have only had one- cracked it open and no yolk inside.
     

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