Never seen this in an egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jynuine, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. Jynuine

    Jynuine Out Of The Brooder

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    That stone looking thing was in one of our eggs. I was checking for fertility and that came with the egg and a small blood spot.
     
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  2. silkymom

    silkymom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    was it fresh, ? could it be a double yolker and one twin was somehow petrified , ive seen petrified puppys when delivering dogs?????? hmmm dont know
     
  3. Jynuine

    Jynuine Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep fresh from this morning- just layed. It definitely looked like a round ball of tissue of some sort...
     
  4. Jynuine

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    But you would think- what causes the petrification is calcification, right? It's an autoimmune response from the body to protect itself from the object. I know my husband got a thorn in his palm he couldnt get out, as a boy. It would fester now and then but they could never find it. One day his palm literally opened up and out came a pearl. Literally his body calcified it.

    This is inside of an egg, So Im not sure what would cause that?

    I did find this http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/s...o-strange-ball-like-object-found-in-fresh-egg but no answers.

    I wonder if it's a sort of 'lash' inside the egg instead of out? I mean- that is far fetched but it looks like that sort of tissue.
     
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  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Just a chunk of tissue probably, happens once in a while...did you probe it to see if it was hard or soft?
     
  6. silkymom

    silkymom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all i can think is like you say , you know how the body encapsulates an infection like a thorn, mabey the egg did it to dont know, ????? wish we di know wow its strange,
     
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  7. CB3fish

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    Hi, The stone like item is calcium like which makes up the shell and for some unknown reason ended up in the egg. The blood is sometimes in eggs, on our farm my mother would discover it and not use that egg; but it is normal and nothing to be concerned about. I have found it in mine as well. Hope this helps.
     
  8. Jynuine

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    Thanks!

     

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