I feel like it never ends with my birds! My RIR Pearl has always been a bit of a pig compared to her fellow EE female and her crop has always been kind of big and soft. But I opened up the coop this afternoon and found an almost exploded looking egg (see photo) and the shell didn't seem fully formed. It almost had the texture of a reptile egg, but made crunchy sounds when I poked at it. So I immediately started checking out the girls, just visually because they don't like to be held that much. I decided it was Pearl because she had a bunch of poo stuck on her leg and feathers hanging off around that area too (however, as you can see the egg shell is not brown but more white which is closer to my EE eggs which are pale pale blue). I got a hold of her and checked her vent, no problem, but when I checked her crop it felt very large, round, and soft soft soft. No crunchy feeling of layer feed or anything. I haven't been feeding any real soft treats in the past days either. And then I realized that her whole crop area was bald! Her upper feathers cover it, but there are no feathers left on the crop area at all (see photo). So now I'm just super confused and worried. Both girls seem fine. Are eating, running around, not lethargic or anything. What does the egg situation mean? What does the bald chest mean? What do I do about a sour crop? Is that what's going on with her? Her chest/beak don't smell sour or bad. Where I live I doubt there is a vet willing to actually do surgery and I refuse to try and do something like that myself. I didn't know there was anything called pendulous crop, could that be what it is? I read that it can happen due to overeating and he is a pig. It's just her and another hen and she is very dominant/kinda mean towards the EE (i.e. eats first, eats a lot ...) And if it is pendulous what do I do about that? Please please please help.