Egg looks like a childs finger!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chick named Lola, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Chick named Lola

    Chick named Lola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, it appears I have a broody hen. No eggs for the past three days. I found her today in the coop singing the eggs song with a look of relief and this was underneath her...

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    I opened it up and it was rubbery on one end (the fingertip end) and the other side cracked like an egg with only the white.
     
  2. Chick named Lola

    Chick named Lola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's another pic...

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  3. Chick named Lola

    Chick named Lola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At the same time, she laid a normal sized egg but it was like a breast implant. It did however have a yolk!

    Here it is...

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  4. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    WOW [​IMG] That does look like a finger.
     
  5. Chick named Lola

    Chick named Lola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So both of these came out of the same chicken at the same time...

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  6. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    Quote:Give her some oyster shell. That should take care of that problem
     
  7. DinosRBirds

    DinosRBirds Hunted by Moonlight

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    Lol. Funky eggs
     
  8. laseterlass

    laseterlass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dunno. The more of this stuff I see on here the less likely I will be eating eggs when my girls start to lay.
     
  9. Chick named Lola

    Chick named Lola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have plenty of oyster shell, I fill it every day. I think she may not be eating as much because of the heat...dunno:confused: It was pretty wild though. Boy did she look 100% better after she laid those! [​IMG]
     
  10. okhippie

    okhippie Out Of The Brooder

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    yeah, that is disgusting. I have 3 chicks at the moment, 3 more on the way. I am getting more grossed out by the minute. LOL BUT at least I know what to expect...and not to tell my older sister who really does puke when I mention these fun tidbits about egg laying chickens. She almost lost her lunch at the mention of the word "vent." If she saw these pics she would probably stop eating eggs.

    On the other hand, I am glad your hen is okay after this, it looks like she was stopped up pretty good.
     

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