Egg with plastic glove shell

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LilyLovesBugs, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. LilyLovesBugs

    LilyLovesBugs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2011
    My pullet Lilly has been sick (look here she has been acting like she has been feeling better, but still choking in the after noon. She hasn't been laying that I know of, but after receiving 3 eggs from 4 laying hens, I think we got eggs from all but her. After being gone most of the day, I came to check on them, and I saw an egg at the top of their ramp. It was hard to see in the dark, but I saw another hen step on it, and saw it go squish. After looking at it, there was a healthy looking white and yolk, but the eggshell across the top, was like a latex glove. I fed the white and yolk to the cats, but how worried should I be? They have oyster shell mixed in with their food because they ALWAYS make huge messes with it.
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sounds like a "rubber egg". Just came out too early before a shell could be made on it. It happens time to time.

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