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Egg looks like a kidney bean. You ever get any weird eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cupman, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. cupman

    cupman Songster

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    I wish I had a picture but unfortunately one of my housemates ate the egg before I had a chance. But I got an egg yesterday from my white leghorn that looked like a kidney bean... almost like an egg that was bent. It was cute. My leghorn will turn two years old in April so perhaps it could be due to age. She is still a great layer and one of my favorite chickens. I get an egg from her 5-6 days a week.

    Anyways, if you got any weird egg stories or pictures lets hear 'em.
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2013

  2. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    I've had all sorts of strange eggs and egg-type things appear in the nest boxes. But the series of tiny eggs, a fraction of the size she had laid in her prime, my five-year old Brahma Lady Di laid last year as she was wrapping up her egg-laying career, were pretty weird.
  3. JacobMaxwell

    JacobMaxwell Songster

    Feb 1, 2013
    Did those to eggs have a a yolk? They look TINY. The strangest egg I've ever seen was a shell less. That's probably because my hens are only fifteen months old.
  4. FarmGirl-NC

    FarmGirl-NC In the Brooder

    Jan 16, 2012
    Topton, North Carolina
    Newly laying pullets sometimes lay tiny eggs with no yolk.

    I've had a few double yolk eggs.

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