Is this egg normal or should I be concerned?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pvsmiths, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. pvsmiths

    pvsmiths Out Of The Brooder

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    This is what was waiting for me in the coop today. Not only does it have a funny little ice cream swirl at the top, but it is very uneven in color. What the heck?!
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  2. TinkleTurkey

    TinkleTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see similar things from time to time, but the rest of the eggs are normal and the birds seem fine.
    Sometimes I just find strange shaped eggs or super-duper tiny ones.
     
  3. Jajika

    Jajika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's cute.

    Normal. Sometimes the eggs are bumpy, uneven in color and even spotted.

    Unless the layer is acting strange, I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  4. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has an "outie". [​IMG]
     
  5. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. hoping4better

    hoping4better Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like that one is destined to be frozen custard [​IMG]
     
  7. Garden Gal

    Garden Gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see a tiny pig head complete with snout and ear. [​IMG] On second glance, I see a manatee! [​IMG]
     
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  8. allpeepedout

    allpeepedout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see the tiny pig head too. It's a miracle, it's Wilbur. (Drain egg and sell for big bucks on ebay.) [​IMG]
     
  9. spiritdance

    spiritdance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think that only works if it's the Virgin Mary ... wait a minute ... I think .... na, couldn't be ...
     
  10. QualityPolish

    QualityPolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] Thats hilarious, you just made me laugh today. Nice work xD

    But totally normal. Don't worry, just keep a watch for any weird actions of the hen that laid it.
     

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