Odd "egg" laid-what is it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by waba8chicks, May 4, 2016.

  1. waba8chicks

    waba8chicks Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 21, 2015
    Ok, I hesitate to call this an egg. I saw this in the coop, not in the nesting boxes, and I usually get the same number of eggs daily, and I am one short today, so this must be her "egg". I have one hen who often has problems, lots of soft shells or eggs with no shell at all. She has never laid one of these that I am aware of, just wondered if anybody has seen something like this before? I couldn't resist cutting it open to see what was inside. The texture was almost meat-like when I cut it. [​IMG]
  2. Bantambird

    Bantambird Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 6, 2013
    That is a lash egg. Your hen has an infection in her oviduct. Look up lash egg in the search engine.

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