WORLDS SMALLEST EGG?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by babiidre09, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. babiidre09

    babiidre09 Hatching

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    I tried to post a picture but I'm not sure how so I can email it if anyone wants to see..

    I went out to the chicken coop to discover the smallest egg I have haver seen! it is compared to a quarter and a regular big brown egg. IT IS TINY! how does this happen?? I have babies but they are only about a month old, can they lay that early for any reason?
     

  2. SportTees

    SportTees Songster

    I don't know but you post pics by clicking uploads then uploading the file. Copy and paste the link and the pic will show up
     
  3. Featherland

    Featherland Songster

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    I have had this happen a couple times. When I opened the tiniest one there was just a tiny bit of yolk. I think they are just bloopers. Their reproductive systems are not perfect so there will be strange eggs sometimes. It is exciting to get unusual eggs! [​IMG]
     
  4. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eastern/Central PA
    I think I read on here they are called "fart eggs"![​IMG]
     

  5. Yup! You got a fart egg! LOL
     
  6. misty7850

    misty7850 Songster

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    I get those sometimes also. Tiny like a small bird egg. My dad always told me that happens either when the hen is first starting to lay, or stop laying, one or the other. Usually no yolk seen.. or just a speck.
     
  7. Jennie5193

    Jennie5193 Songster

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    How old are your hens? [​IMG]
     

  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    A fart egg yes, but from month old chicks??? Are you sure of their age?
     
  9. Jennie5193

    Jennie5193 Songster

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    Oops, missed that "month" part.

    Do wild birds have access to your coop, or could it have fallen from a birds nest near your coop?
     

  10. Feathered Wings

    Feathered Wings Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    Georgia
    This is a collection of my little toot eggs the tiny ones are in an actual acorn top.
    The large one is a EE egg biggest i have ever got.[​IMG]
     

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