Odd egg inside *GRAPHIC*

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CariLynn, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. CariLynn

    CariLynn Songster

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    It is even a bit gross to me but....yesterday I found an odd egg in the coop in the shavings we put under the roosts. It was round, not oblong like most eggs are, a washed out brown and rough on the outside. This morning I cracked it open and this is what greeted me. Not sure what is going on or wrong, so if anyone has any ideas, please share with me. I suspect one of my older hens laid it and they are at the end of their cycle:

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    The yolk itself was hard, it was covered in what looked like tiny spider veins, and when I cut it open, it was a bright yellow yolk:
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  2. oldrooster

    oldrooster One Crazy Nut

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    page not found on all 4 links....
     
  3. CariLynn

    CariLynn Songster

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    Is that better Old Roo??
     
  4. oldrooster

    oldrooster One Crazy Nut

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    yes and no I see it just fine now and gross!!!!!!!!! I hope the hens okay.
     
  5. Wow... interesting... Would not be surprised if she quits laying soon...
     
  6. very interesting
     
  7. chloekendrick

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    One of my hens just laid an egg like this any new info?!
     
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    This is a very old thread and the OP @CariLynn appears to be no longer active.

    Bloody eggs happen, sometimes it's just a one off glitch, blood vessels can break in the egg formation process.
    If it continues to happen, more investigation would be prudent.
    Had a bird this summer that laid 3-4 then no more.
    Makes you break your eggs into separate bowl before adding to pan or recipe for awhile tho.

    Might want to browse this search for more info:
    advanced search>titles only>bloody egg
     

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