Got my first weird egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JennsPeeps, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Yesterday DBF woke me up by saying, "honey, come in here". Of course, I freak out and wonder who died overnight.

    On the kitchen counter on a plate is a shell-less egg: just the membrane around an egg. DBF was very concerned about our girls (awww... [​IMG] ). Thanks to my countless hours spent on BYC, I was able to assure him that it was no biggie. [​IMG]

    I wanted to cook and feed it back to the chickens but DBF said no way. Oh well.
     
  2. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    planet chicken
    intresting! Ican't help tho [​IMG]
     
  3. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gotta love getting the weird eggs.
     
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    *L*A*G* :

    intresting! Ican't help tho [​IMG]

    I'm not worried at all. It was just one of those things that was nice to have read about on BYC and know that it's a "misfire", rather than an underlying problem of some kind.​
     
  5. Splash_Guard

    Splash_Guard Set Free

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    I'd either cook it and feed it back or let the doggies enjoy it. Why waste it?
     
  6. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
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    I've had a couple of funky shells, but no shell-less eggs yet.
     
  7. pattycake

    pattycake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The weird eggs come in phases for me. In the fall, when lots of girls were molting, I got many shell-less eggs. Recently I haven't had any of those, but I've had lots of itty bitty wind eggs.

    I haven't had any double yolkers in many months, but I've had a few bulgy, misshapen ones.

    Backyard Chickens should start an on-line museum of weird eggs!
     
  8. cherig22

    cherig22 Green Fields Farm

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    I have had one, and holding it does increase the yuck factor.... just kind of squishy feeling, [​IMG]

    Cheri
     
  9. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
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    I had one weird egg last week .... it was a jumbo egg and felt like rubber or rather jello LOL

    But we cracked it and it was perfect [​IMG]
     
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  10. rdranch

    rdranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We hace one that lays eggs that don't harden on the narrow end but only once or twice a week. Must be a problem with the internal wiring but all are healthy.[​IMG]
     

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