Wind egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by featherfooted, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. featherfooted

    featherfooted Songster

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    Awhile back one of my hens layed a wind egg about the size of a large marble. I decided to crack it open to see if it had a yolk. This is what I found inside. Its in a regular custard cup.

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    It was a perfect little egg, and I mean little. I didn't know they could make yolks so tiny. The yolk is about 3/8 inch across.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I get those when the girls decide to molt or go broody.....sometimes mine don't have a yolk in them....hence the name wind egg....
     

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