Help Please, What is This?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BeulahBreezes, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. BeulahBreezes

    BeulahBreezes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found this in the coop this morning. I believe it is from my 28 week old Cuckoo Marans. She has laid only 5 eggs since mid-August. I have never seen anything like this, as I am new to chicken raising. As you can see, it has a soft yolk and a soft white is inside too.There was also a nicely formed eggshell with the yolk and white inside it. Please help! Thanks!

    ~Beulah
    Ha-ha...my husband thinks it looks like a piece of fried chicken!
     
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2012
  2. BeulahBreezes

    BeulahBreezes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok! I got the picture to upload.....
     
  3. Eggsoteric

    Eggsoteric Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like it could be what's referred to as a "lash" egg.
     
  4. BeulahBreezes

    BeulahBreezes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I was thinking too.......I'll do some research on lash eggs.....thanks Eggsoteric
     
  5. BeulahBreezes

    BeulahBreezes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is not much information about lash eggs out there.......basically........it could be nothing dangerous to the hen or it could mean death to a hen........?!
     

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