"Messy" egg when opened?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lizage, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. lizage

    lizage Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2011
    I had an egg that looked larger then usual so I set it aside thinking it may have a double yolk. When I cracked it open over the weekend, the yolk was already all mixed up with the egg white and had a really strange consistency to it. Has anyone had this happen before? The egg was not shaken or mishandled prior to opening, but I've never seen anything like this before.
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Not me, but I'm curious to know whether it's ok to eat.
  3. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    I've seen one or two, not many. I think it's a matter of them having a weak wall to the yolk.

    I don't know what causes it or whether they should be eaten, though, either.

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