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very small egg???

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

  1. 1eyejer

    1eyejer Songster

    Jun 18, 2009
    Prince Edward Island
    one of my hens laid this really small egg,,,can anyone tell me why
  2. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Songster

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

    obxWaMi Songster

    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!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    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 Songster

    Feb 21, 2010
    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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