Funky egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PotterWatch, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    I pulled this egg out of a nestbox yesterday. I think it is from one of my delawares. Looks like she splattered it with paint!

  2. loralei

    loralei Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2009
    New Caney, Texas
    It's lovely! Jackson Pollack would be proud! [​IMG]
  3. evonne

    evonne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2009
    Las Vegas
    oohh that's pretty... i want eggs like that...
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Hey, I got one almost identical to that today also. AND, it just so happened I was in the coop at the time my buff orpington stood up and "plop," out came the egg! I picked it up, and it was still wet (moist). As I held it, when it was drying, the coloring emerged. It was so cool to watch... all of 30 seconds!
    ETA: Did you know hens do not lay eggs while sitting down? They stand up!
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2009
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    [​IMG] Wow...that is a gorgeous egg!!! Looks like it was decorated by hand...I'd be hoping for some more of those.

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