Bad Egg???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kaankboom, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. kaankboom

    kaankboom Out Of The Brooder

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    My Australorp has started laying eggs for 2-3 weeks now, and today she layed an egg. I think there is something wrong with the egg



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    Thanks :).
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I looks like it got poop smeared on it. Is the nest box clean?
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, looks like poop to me. She could have passed one while/just after laying the egg, or had poop on her feet and stepped on it. Or a dirty nest box. Just wash it right before you use it, it'll be fine :)
    Nikki
     

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