Growth on egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mikemc99, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. mikemc99

    mikemc99 New Egg

    Oct 6, 2010
    Had something really strange/odd today. Gathered the eggs this evening and one of them had a stem sticking out the egg. It wasn't stuck to the egg, but was coming from inside the egg and sticking out of the egg about an inch 1/2 long. I don't know that much about chicken anatomy, but it looked like an umbilical cord for a baby. Anyone ever seen one of these before or have any idea what it is. I don't know if I have a problem with the hens or not. In five years I have never seen anythink like it.
  2. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    Wow, never seen anything like that before. [​IMG] Can you take a pic so we can see?

    Lisa [​IMG]
  3. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

    May 25, 2007
    SW Wisconsin
    I've occasionally seen eggs like that. It's just a glitch in the system, not a problem.
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Rare occurrence, happens from time to time.

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