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Why did this happen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by henzen13, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. henzen13

    henzen13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I am new to this site and a new chicken mum. Recently a couple of my hens have been exhibiting broody behavior, I have one sitting on a clutch of eggs as I write this, but I have recently found these little eggs out in the run. Why is this happening? Is it normal for them to lay these little yolk-less eggs?[​IMG]
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, it happens from time to time and shouldn't of concern.
     
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  3. cheeka

    cheeka Shutter Bug

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    young, new layers will lay the occasional "wonky" egg, really small, or no shell, or funny shape... as will older hens who are resuming after a Winter break. nothing to worry about... it's usually just a hiccup during the time when they are getting their cycles in shape... we call it "getting their plumbing in order"
     
  4. BertandMary

    BertandMary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What the others have said. Two years ago we got a 3 yolk egg from one of the hens. It is always interesting the first few weeks.
     

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