Completely membrane free shell less egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CHICKA MOMMA, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. CHICKA MOMMA

    CHICKA MOMMA Out Of The Brooder

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    Tonight i went out to check on my girls and one of my isa brown hens who is about 2.5 years old had egg white coming out of her vent. I pick her up and expelled the completely shell less, membrane less egg. Has that ever happened to anyone?
    Chicka Momma
     
  2. Duckee

    Duckee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm searching for an answer to that question as well...only it is my 3.5 year old rouen duck that has done that a couple times this summer. I thought she wasnt laying any other eggs, but I found a nest with a bunch of good looking eggs in it...left me very confused!
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    It can happen...sounds like maybe her egg machine is shutting down.
    Production layers can lay like gangbusters for 2-3 years then just stop.
    ....or it could just be a glitch.... or she could be going into a molt.

    Might want to keep an eye on her backside, make sure she cleans things up back there.
     
  4. Duckee

    Duckee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info. I checked her bottom and it's clean. Her layimg isnt a consistant 1 a day now either. She also lays any hour of the day instead of by noon now. I believe your right, old girl is finally running out of staem! She has always been our pet and eggs were a bonus, so she will remain with us until she is no more.
     

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