What on earth is laying these tiny eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sjisty, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    I have a serama but surely this is too small for even her. I would guess an egg fart but I'm getting one almost every day. I'm showing the ones from today and yesterday next to one of my regular eggs. Any guesses? I wonder if a wild bird is going into my coop and laying these eggs. I thought about putting them in my incubator, but if wild babies hatch, they'll just die.

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  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Is there a way for you to pen up the Serama for a couple of days just to see if she is the one laying them? If she's not the one, then they are probably fart eggs.
     
  3. jennifersmith326

    jennifersmith326 Songster

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    wow, those are small. Shipem to me and I will hatch them out. LOL
     
  4. SteveH

    SteveH Songster

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    I've heard them called "fart eggs"; small little eggs, usually laid without a yolk, and often by pullets as they refine their egg laying techniques. I've only had one, and it was from an Speckled Sussex just starting to lay.
     
  5. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

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    I had one very similar in size but brown just a few weeks ago. I opened it only to find...........no yolk [​IMG]
     
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  6. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    Ok, so I opened them both and there are no yolks. Maybe it's a serama fart egg!
     
  7. chickenaddictntn

    chickenaddictntn Chirping

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  8. pkw

    pkw Songster

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    When my girls was just starting to lay, I would get one like that each day but its been a long time now since I have had any of those.
     
  9. dgecko

    dgecko Chirping

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    looks like you got a easter bunny egg lol
     
  10. scooterward

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    I've gotten two of these teeny eggs when my girls were new to laying. They are cute. I kept them as decoration - one in a nest by a birdhouse and one under a chicken statue decoration. hee hee. There haven't been any more since.
     

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