very small egg???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 1eyejer, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. 1eyejer

    1eyejer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my hens laid this really small egg,,,can anyone tell me why
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  2. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Quote:Is this your chicken's first egg? Pullet eggs are normally tiny at first.
     
  3. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Chillin' With My Peeps

    I get at least a couple like this each month, sometimes as many as one a week. I have 5 hens, but I have no earthy clue who is doing it. I think it's just something that happens. Everyone has an off day now and then. We call them a misfire.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Called fart eggs or wind eggs for the more socially delicate. Just a glitch at the egg factory. Nothing to worry about. [​IMG]
     
  5. dieselgrl48

    dieselgrl48 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
    Virginia
    It happen's sometime's.I had a couple of my bantam hen's lay a couple no bigger than a robin's egg before.I did incubate them out of curiosity but they weren't. Fertile.Dh said Lord I don't think I want to see something that little if it hatches what ya gonna do with it.He said be like raising a baby hummingbird.Anyway nothing but I had high hope's.Sometime's they have these egg's [​IMG].I kept one a long time and had it in a fake nest on shelf in kitchen for dec. but sadly it got broken last year.
     

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