Grape-sized, unformed egg?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ellenmg, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. ellenmg

    ellenmg Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Al,
    One of my hens has twice now dropped (I say that because it was with her poop and not in the box) a very strange looking thing. Both times, it is the size of a small grape, irregularly shaped, pink color, and rather layered when I cut it open. No shell material. She is not laying. Anyone have any ideas? What the heck is it and what is causing it? Everyone gets organic feed and free ranges most of the day. Thanks!
    Ellen
     
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  3. ellenmg

    ellenmg Out Of The Brooder

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    EW, but it looks like what she laid. Thanks for the info I will see what I can find.... hers is actually really small but we had another hen who has died, that "laid" one that was obviously about a week old embryo. No eyes but the beginning of the shape...
     

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