Just Yolk?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hubble, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. Hubble

    Hubble New Egg

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    Hi there,

    I recently aquired a stray chook that wandered into a mate house one night.

    AS far as I can tell it's an ISA Brown. It's very tame and friendly and has decided to stay so I built it a temporary hutch.

    Anyhow when I let it out this morning, there was an egg yolk on the floor of the hutch. No shell, no albumen, just a yolk.
    What do the experts make of this?


    Thanks in advance

    Paul
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Perhaps it tried to whip up an angel food cake.[​IMG]

    Sorry, just a yolk, I haven't a clue, perhaps someone else will.
     
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  3. AngieChick

    AngieChick Poultry Elitist

    It's very kind of you to bring her in.

    If she is young, I've heard that they can do some quirky things when they are new layers.
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    She might just be a new layer, try offering her some oyster shells.

    Or she could be a egg eater and started eating the egg and then stoped when you came out.
     
  5. Hubble

    Hubble New Egg

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    Ok thanks guys!
     
  6. ashyannehand

    ashyannehand Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    [​IMG] Your so kind. Glad you gave her a home!
     

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