Egg with white substance hanging out

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sunlitmoonlight, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. sunlitmoonlight

    sunlitmoonlight Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 20, 2010
    Found an egg in the nest this morning with the top cracked open and a white like substance hanging out. It looked like a thick membrane with a bit of a blob at the end. Any ideas what this could be?

    I have 2 hens that currently lay with no problems that I am aware of, but also have 2 silkies that are about 25 weeks old and never laid yet (that I am aware of). I have never seen them going into the nesting boxes at all. Any ideas or comments would be greatly appreciated please. Thanks all.

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