Check Out This Strange Egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Catalina, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
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    I love weirdo eggs.
    This was on the floor of my coop this morning.
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    I've been getting 1 big egg a day from the 3 big girls, so obviously they are either taking turns laying each day [​IMG] or 2 girls haven't been laying.

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    It has a nice thick shell, not a soft egg.
     
  2. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    OUCH! Poor hen . . . [​IMG]
     
  3. Ellie_NY_chick

    Ellie_NY_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is weird! I have never seen anything like that before. My weirdest egg was just two toned in color.
     
  5. Chef

    Chef Chicken Connoisseur

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    That is one crazy egg [​IMG] . Looks like one got caught up in the duct and the one behind it fused itself to it. Thats one to put on the mantle [​IMG] ! Cant wait to see what people say. Thanks for the pic!


    Chef
     
  6. NWchickenLuv

    NWchickenLuv Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] whoa! have you cracked it open to see if there was any thing inside? I'm curious if there was a yoke...
     
  7. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    Cracked open-
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    I've gotten a lot of weird eggs. If you consider how an egg is made, it's amazing that any eggs turn out normal!

    I'm just glad this had a nice thick shell. We went through a whole shell-less egg adventure last Fall. Not fun!

    Before the girls slowed down for the winter I was getting a triangle shaped egg every day....plus side - it couldn't roll away. [​IMG]
     
  8. jlmann

    jlmann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of chickens do you have? I'm wondering if the weird eggs are a genetic thing since you said you've had lots of them. I would love to have some chickens that laid weirdo eggs!


    Sorry I just saw what type of chickens you have. Any idea which ones have layed weird eggs?
     
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  9. kees

    kees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    Oooo...can you put it back together and preserve it resin from an arts and crafts store?

    Suzy

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  10. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    should have blown the egg out and kept the shell intact!! i do with freakishly big or tiny eggs... also just a few of each color i get... wife loves to have them in a basket on the table...
     

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