June's Flaky Egg, Literally (PICS)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by speckledhen, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    the green color is literally flaking off. Ever seen anything like this?

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  2. Barred Rockstar

    Barred Rockstar Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a duck lay an egg like that once. Aren't egg anomalies fun.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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  4. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Never seen anything like that thats really weird hopefully her eggs go back to normal
     
  5. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    If you flake it off just right you could make it look like the earth [​IMG] JK...that's kinda weird! Pretty color underneath. I wonder what causes some of these things?
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Uh oh, I think you need to take June back where she came from, her ink jets are broken! [​IMG]

    Not sure whats going on but lets hope the next two eggs will be fine. Keep us posted!
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Ink jets, LOL! Love that. I know it's June's, but usually they are a light minty green, not this weird army green color and flaking off like old paint to boot. Maybe I'll blame it on the icy temps and snow, must worse than normal for us and for a longer period of time than these birds have ever experienced.
     

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