New egg with odd spot over air pocket???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by birdwrangler057, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    my EE hen just started laying this morning, She layed a small light brown egg with white spots all over it. When I brought it inside for cleaning, I recognized a large light white spot the same size as the air pocket, over the air pocket. I know the rooster has been mating with her, is this normal? I thought it could do with being fertile.
     
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    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a pic,
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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Weird defects can be common, especially in new layer. I have hens that lay a certain shape or color, and some are routinely what would be considered deformed by comparison with store eggs. Your egg just looks like uneven pigment which is very common.
     
  4. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I sell my eggs to my neighbors and friends, and I just wanted to make sure I didn't sell them any bad ones. Thanks
     

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