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Crystals on the egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by myminicooper, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. myminicooper

    myminicooper In the Brooder

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    I've noticed these hard bumpy crystal like things on one of my hens eggs. Always the same hen, and sometimes they are everywhere, other times not so much. Should I be worried that something is wrong with my girl or is this something that's normal?
     

  2. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Songster

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    No worries...its normal.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Perfectly normal. It's just extra calcium. Some hens will even have that as their "signature" and continue with such trait throughout their laying cycle.
     
  4. myminicooper

    myminicooper In the Brooder

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    Good to know, thanks for the info. She also happens to lay the largest eggs, and last week I got a HUGE double yolker. Just wanted to make sure she's ok [​IMG]
     

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