Inside Out Shell!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tinyscrafts, May 10, 2011.

  1. tinyscrafts

    tinyscrafts Out Of The Brooder

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    OMG! What caused this!?
    I have no white egg layers.. only brown and one easter egger, I got this one and it was really light,,, almost white!! When I boiled it up I saw why. It's inside out with the brown on the inside!!
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    Last edited: May 10, 2011
  2. Thegrayeyedgirl

    Thegrayeyedgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow....never knew that was even possible! [​IMG]
     
  3. SunBaked

    SunBaked Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, never seen anything like it. Just a few double yolkers, but inside out?? Thats a first for me.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Poke my eyes out, I've seen it all now.
     
  5. annep

    annep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's the strangest thing I've seen...wow...
     
  6. annep

    annep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok..so, Im curious..anymore??
     
  7. Player Hater

    Player Hater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wat
     
  8. KansasBoy

    KansasBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow now that's definitely a first! Would love to hear an explanation on this one!
     
  9. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    oooo,,ooo, oooo!!!!! *Raising hand wildly*

    I think I know!!!!

    Sometimes and egg can go backward in the oviduct due to stress, surprise, etc. I know we get weird ones from thunderstorms around here. If the egg went through and hit the spray paint section and then went backward, it would hit the hard shell section...but this one apparently didn't hit the sprayers again before getting properly ejected!

    The oviduct is an amazing assembly-line, my friends, and I stand in awe of it. I have read of lots of anomalies, but this one is crazy.
     
  10. hucklehound

    hucklehound Out Of The Brooder

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    i didn't even know that could happen. i am amazed by my chickens sometimes:weee:cd
     

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