Band around egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mcdaid36, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. mcdaid36

    mcdaid36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every once in a while I get an egg that looks like there has been some kind of band squeezing it as it was forming. Anyone know what it is?
     
  2. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    Pics ?
     
  3. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no, but curious to find out.
     
  4. mcdaid36

    mcdaid36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't posted pictures in a long time. Hope this works. If it does, you can see the shadow of the band I was mentioning.

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  5. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    Are they ever double yokers ? Wonder if 2 meet up and join in one shell?
     
  6. motherbear

    motherbear Out Of The Brooder

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    Hmmmm - interesting, I had one similar, but with a bulge around the middle instead of the indentation. Completely normal inside - and very tasty [​IMG]
    I'd love to hear an explanation!!
     
  7. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i've had a few like that, they tasted the same LOL![​IMG]
     
  8. wohneli

    wohneli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they have their belt on too tight!
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Chickens are biological - of course! You will see all sorts of strange things if you raise chickens long enough. Most are just a hiccup in the egg factory and nothing to worry about.

    With the mass marketing of white commercial eggs we have come to expect every egg to be perfect. A very high percentage of eggs are far from perfect. They taste fine. They are fine. They just don't meet our anticipated standard of perfection.

    Eat more eggs. [​IMG]
     
  10. Eastins Eggs

    Eastins Eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it happens once in a while don't worry. If all the time probably genetic, ok to eat but wouldn't use for breeding.
     

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