Will a new egg look different from our normal eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cuttlefishherder, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. Cuttlefishherder

    Cuttlefishherder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 13 pullets that are due to start laying any day now. We have 9 laying hens who are going through molt and some heat stress, but what can you expect in Tuscon? But we have gotten 2 mystery eggs that we aren't sure who they came from, they were off shade from our normal eggs and a little small, but when our laying hens get stopped up for a while they lay a 'constipation egg' we call them, where they lay us a tiny egg and then get back on track. So the question again, will we be able to tell new eggs from already laying hen eggs?
     
  2. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet eggs are generally a little smaller than a hen egg. their first eggs will start smaller and get bigger as the bird matures.
     
  3. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pullets often lay under or over sized eggs, double-yolkers, and non-yolkers. or even soft eggs for a few weeks before they settle to a normal laying pattern,

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  4. jason736

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  5. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could well be pullet eggs,


    Sandie
     

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