Why is this egg small

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Buddyfarm11, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. Buddyfarm11

    Buddyfarm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was out collecting eggs today and then I saw a very small suspicious egg it is light brown bantam sized but none of my banties lay this color they will either lay white or brown but not this kind of brown here are the breeds I have that are laying:
    Dark Brahma
    Black/Barred Cochin
    White Leghorn
    Japanese Bantams
    Here is a pIcture of the egg

    g[​IMG]as you can see in this picture I compared it to a cochin egg and it looks way too small

    [​IMG]It is so small could one of my girls layed it?


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  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could be a fart egg or one of the bantams just layed a small egg
     
  3. Buddyfarm11

    Buddyfarm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a fart egg cause I keep the bantams apart in a different cage and the egg was inside their nesting boxes but if its a fart egg should I be worried?
     
  4. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't believe so. I think they are just eggs that went through the hen a bit too fast so they didn't have time to fully develop.
     

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