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Embryonic sac over soft chicken shell

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by aSliceOfLife, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. aSliceOfLife

    aSliceOfLife Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, I thought I've seen it all but this morning I found a soft shelled egg that was covered with a rubbery loose embryonic sac looking thing. I have two young Rhode Island Reds that are just starting to lay, and I did find a soft shelled egg that I believe was one of theirs this past week, but I'm at loss for what this "sac" is that covered the entire egg. Any suggestions? The inside was a normal egg, yolk and all. Help! Heidi [​IMG]
     
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    These strange things happen when pullets are just starting to lay. I've gotten no shells, half shells, and one that looked like a GoodnPlenty. It's perfectly normal to have oddities until the kinks in their systems get worked out.
     

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