yolkless egg? Why? How common?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by freemotion, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. freemotion

    freemotion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found a guinea egg under a tree where they roosted in their first thunderstorm. (I hope they move back into the coop this winter.) It is the only egg I've found so far, they were hatched late this past April.

    I gave the egg to a close friend who would get a kick out of it, and she boiled it....and it had no yolk! What does this mean, if anything, and should I be concerned? Any hints on how to find where they are laying other eggs? I have searched and searched, and finally gave up. I just happened to spot this egg amongst some rough pebbles, and I thought is was a puffball mushroom at first.
     
  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    I have no idea as to an answer but wanted to get this back up where someone who does know may see this and be able to help you.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Aha!

    It's called jeuvo pedo!

    Or in English... a fart egg.

    We all get them once in a while.
     
  4. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We all get them once in a while.

    458 eggs so far and no fart eggs. I think my chicken feed has beano in it.​
     
  5. freemotion

    freemotion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seriously? From chickens, too?
     

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