Deformed rubbery egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mbm3113, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. Mbm3113

    Mbm3113 Hatching

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    i just found this out in my laying box. It’s the same color as the other eggs but feels like rubber. We don’t have roosters so it’s not fertilized. I’ve seen weird eggs but nothing like this. All my girls look healthy and they were all eating when I went out there. One has not started laying yet again since winter so mayb this came from her? I’m not sure. Any insight?
     

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    staceyj Enabler

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    That appears to be a lash egg, which usually isn’t a good thing to see.
    It’s made up of a waxy like substance of congealed/hardened pus.
     
  3. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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    Misfire? Are you feeding a calcium rich diet?
     
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    Mbm3113 Hatching

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    You’re right. That’s exactly what it looks like. Problem is, I don’t who laid it.
     
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    You’ll have to put on your Sherlock Holmes hat and find out!
     

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