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an egg with a tail!?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sparkles2307, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Last night I went out to collect the duck eggs and found this in her nest...
    It had white in it...
    What causes this little "tail" on an egg!?

  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    It happens, eggs sometimes form funky in the reproductive tract, and maybe that one did some slipping and sliding while the shell was being made!
  3. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Songster

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    That's so cool looking!
  4. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    When I washed the egg, the tail softened and popped up so it stood straight off the end of the egg... then it broke...oops

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