Abnormal eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dianeg, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. dianeg

    dianeg New Egg

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    I've had some ex battery hens for 3 weeks and they've pretty much laid since day 1. yesterday one of the eggs looked like it didn't have any yolk in it. i held it up to the light and it looked like it was fiull of water, you could see it swishing around. When i cracked it the yolk was there and it looked fine but the white was thickin around the yolk but the rest was very watery. 2 questions, any ideas why this is - are they lacking in something? and is it ok to eat (but to be honest I didn't fancy it!) I have noticed that the whites are very soft when you boil them from this particular hen.
     
  2. feathersnuggles

    feathersnuggles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2009
    Seattle
  3. dianeg

    dianeg New Egg

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    Thbaks very much, I think it's either she's a bit old or it's a perticular feature of this breed. Do you thhink they're still edible/ They seem ok [​IMG]
     
  4. feathersnuggles

    feathersnuggles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2009
    Seattle
    I think they're totally fine to eat. [​IMG]
     

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