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Alien looking egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by beckeraa23, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. beckeraa23

    beckeraa23 New Egg

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    What do I make of this? Any advice? Chicken is fine. Eating, active as normal. One year old Buff Orpington.
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Looks like a bit of albumen and a layer of membrane -- sometimes not all the moving parts involved in constructing an egg fire on schedule -- in this case ovulation of the yolk didn't occur and the shell gland didn't coat things. Until/unless things like this become routine vs. exceptional there is little to worry about/do.
     
  3. beckeraa23

    beckeraa23 New Egg

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    Great! Thanks!
     

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