Looks like a chick was being formed inside the hen. Laid without a hard shell.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rosegal, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. rosegal

    rosegal Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. RavenWood

    RavenWood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow that is bizarre looking.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    [​IMG] Did all that come out just like that? Did you eggtopsy it to see what's inside the whatever it is? I've never seen anything like this and I've seen some strange things.
     
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  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    It might be part of her ovary. Has she laid any more eggs since this one? I agree, that is a bizarre one.
     
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  5. rosegal

    rosegal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cut it open. The membrane was difficult to break and now I am thinking that this is her ovary. I found it like the original pictures with a bunch of other eggs.

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  6. erlibrd

    erlibrd Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Was it in a regular shell? How old is the hen?
     
  7. erlibrd

    erlibrd Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    K now I see it said not a hard shell. soft shell?
     
  8. rosegal

    rosegal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was a soft shell but that long strip is what I think might have been a shell.
     
  9. Peaches Lee

    Peaches Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very interesting, thanks for posting pics. [​IMG]
     
  10. Yukonchick

    Yukonchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    totally bizarre
     

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