Calcium brittle cluster on fert egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by str8m8, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. str8m8

    str8m8 Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my Lohman browns laid a nice hard thick egg thismorning with two small clustery growths on the shell when i scratched at it it crumbled away and a tiny hole leaked out some white. ive never seen it before? the egg was fertile.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Extra calcium deposits on the outside of the egg shell occasionally happen. Some hens even lay such eggs fairly regularly.
     
  3. str8m8

    str8m8 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes i am aware of that this is different and is a direct path inside the egg as if that small spot is misformed.its not a simple calcium deposit on the outside of the shell.
     

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