Hole in egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by silvrebelle, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. silvrebelle

    silvrebelle New Egg

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    About once a week, one of my barred rock hens will lay an egg that has a hole in it. I don't believe she has pecked it, rather it looks as if the hole hasn't quite closed. The edges are raised as if it was broken off. The membrane is never breached. If anyone has answers, please help! Thank you!
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Sounds like a defect in her egg laying equipment to me. If it were a one time thing, I'd say it's just a glitch.

    Here's hoping others will chime in with more help for you.
     
  3. dkosh

    dkosh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you still have the egg? It would help to see a picture of what you're describing.
     
  4. silvrebelle

    silvrebelle New Egg

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    I don't still have the egg, used it in sugar cookies this morning! [​IMG] The next time I get one, I'll post the pick. Thanks for your responses!
     
  5. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

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    Then can we have the sugar cookies?????


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  6. bobcrowson

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    One of mine is doing this also. Including pic of egg. She'll thins (feathers) toward hole.
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  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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