Sugar lays the tiniest egg I have ever seen

Over eight days Sugar has sat in a nest box, every other day, four times. Each time she sat for about an hour and then she came out without laying. Today is day nine and Sugar sat in the nest box for two hours. She then came out having laid the tiniest egg that I have ever seen.

A tiny egg
Next to a pound coin for size comparison
With Gold and Dot’s egg also laid today
It had a tiny red yolk

The shell was really hard to break and the yolk was tiny and red. We have had some first, serama eggs, before that were tiny but they were about twice the size of this one.

I am hoping that Sugar might get back to normal now. This has been one of the weirdest things yet. I am glad that she has laid something though as it’s more positive than having a problem getting an egg out. It’s as if she has had to start all over again. Only time will tell how Sugar progresses in the future but I am just happy that for now she has laid something.

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7 Responses to Sugar lays the tiniest egg I have ever seen

  1. sophie says:

    Aw, hopefully just a blip for Sugar xx

    • Carol says:

      I hope so. I don’t know if you saw my last post but Sugar hasn’t been right for over three weeks now. I am hoping this is the turning point though xx

      • Carol says:

        I may be being a bit paranoid because we have had such a bad run of luck lately. I was steeling myself for the possibility of losing another girl. We could do with a change of luck xx

  2. marion.pharo says:

    That is so so tiny, hope the next one is more normal. But like you say , she has laid an egg.

    • Carol says:

      I am glad that she has at least laid something because it means it’s not stuck. You would have thought an egg that size would be easy to lay.

  3. DAVID says:

    I’ve never had one so small. Hope she returns to normal soon!

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