Looking for advice and or comments on an egg.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CPUwhiz, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. CPUwhiz

    CPUwhiz New Egg

    Mar 27, 2017

    This is an egg I got today, 3/27/2017 has anyone seen an egg like this before?
    Do you know what causes an egg to look like this?
  2. silkie1472

    silkie1472 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2016
    I have never gotten an egg like this, but one similar. Young hens, older hens, and ill hens tend to lay misshapen/malformed eggs sometimes. It may be caused by how the egg was positioned during development, or even the buildup of calcium on the egg shell. As I am not expert, I am not sure, and unless this continues, I would not be too concerned.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2017
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG] Hope I never see an egg like that [​IMG]
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under CPUwhiz [​IMG] Welcome!

    Never seen one like that before and until today, had not heard of a slab sided egg [​IMG]

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    The link CTKen gave you is a good one for looking up strange eggs.

    Hope it was a one time only occurrence!
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, CPUwhiz, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock! That is indeed an oddball egg. Thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]

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