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

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    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

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    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 Monkey Business Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​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 got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    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

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    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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