What is this egg?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Posh Chickens, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found this egg last night outside my chicken pen. It was quite cold, and I'm pretty sure it hadn't been there more than a couple days. What is it?


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  2. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Hens that are laying, and a 9 month old peahen
     
  3. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Help please, I am going to incubate it
     
  4. cmfarm

    cmfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe just a pullet egg?
     
  5. Bill 101

    Bill 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have no idea of what it actually is, but I've seen young Pullets lay eggs like that when they are first starting to lay. In the dish it looks really small compared to the others, but in you hand it looks more like a small Bantam egg
     
  6. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats not possible, all my hens are large fowl and lay in the nesting box, not outside. Plus they are all 2 years +
     
  7. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But it may just be a partridge egg seeing as I have peafowl. (They attract pheasants, partridge and doves etc)
     
  8. Bill 101

    Bill 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, if al your birds are LF & their 2 years old, with an egg that size, maybe she didn't know she was laying an egg[​IMG]
     
  9. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahahaha good one [​IMG] I have asked a couple people, and they both think it's partridge, so its in the incubator now!
     

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