Egg spots on shell develop over days

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kris86AR, May 12, 2016.

  1. kris86AR

    kris86AR Out Of The Brooder

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    Egg on bottom right. After being stored inside, some of my blue/green eggs develop these splotches/spots..... Same hen. Trying to keep for hatching. Removed out of coop asap and kept in cool dark place.
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Might be a porous egg...I have a few that do that....candle it to see.
     
  3. kris86AR

    kris86AR Out Of The Brooder

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    I believe it is the porous shell. Weird thing is they have calcium bumps too... So not lack of calcium i wouldnt think...?
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I suppose both porosity and bumps could be present with a wonky shell gland.
     

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