Odd egg(s)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by veronicasmom, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was getting three lovely eggs per day from my hens. Over the last few days I am only finding one egg. Possibly two of them are laying when they are let out to free range. But this morning I found a REALLY odd looking egg. It actually was shaped like a tiny gourd. The shell seemed normal, just the shape and size was strange. Plus there was a broken egg, which looked like it had a rubbery shell. They have oyster shells free choice, and I have seen them eating them. Anything else I could do? They are acting perfectly normal, active, alert, etc. Weather has been consistent lately, routine the same as usual. What is up???? Any guesses?
     
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  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? If they have recently started laying, this could be due to that.
     
  3. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are all several years old. Not sure of exact ages. They are all adoptees from an animal shelter. Maybe age related. Hope not. I just lost a beloved guinea pig and have an aging rabbit and an aging horse. Sheesh, hope the ducks are okay for a while. This "gentlewoman farmer" thing is tough sometimes...............................[​IMG]
     

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