interesting eggshell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gdgross, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. gdgross

    gdgross Chirping

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    My RIR is my most reliable layer right now; she's giving me an egg almost every day.

    About 75% of the time, the eggs have small bumps on them; check out the picture below:

    Just curious if anyone else had seen something like this and knew what it was. Extra calcium or something maybe? The rest of the time the eggs are smooth like you would expect.

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    Thanks!
     
  2. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

    Apr 2, 2010
    New Hampshire
    I can't see the picture. ??
     
  3. I can't see the pic, but one or two of my RIRs lay eggs that sometimes have bumps on them. [​IMG]
     
  4. woodmort

    woodmort Songster

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  5. I had an EE lay eggs with bumps towards the skinny side of the egg looked like a crown to me. I always said she laid humpty dumpty eggs.
     

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