Odd object found inside egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wjreese, Dec 7, 2014.

  1. wjreese

    wjreese Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, a friend of mine who buys eggs from me just sent me this picture. She said that it appears to be a small egg within the egg. Has anyone seen anything like this before? She's a little freaked out by it!

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  2. Eagleeyeice

    Eagleeyeice Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can't wait to hear the responses. That would freak me out.
     
  3. Feathyr

    Feathyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eggs can be found inside other eggs. It isn't impossible, just rare. I wouldn't recommend eating it, though.
     
  4. Spangled

    Spangled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Oh,wow, I would be so freaked out ... even after all this years and knowing that it can happen. Maybe a free dozen eggs will help her get over the trauma ... although she may lose her appetite for eggs for a few days/weeks.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Did she dissect it to see what was inside that lump?

    It looks like it might be a 'lash egg' that got caught encased in a normal egg.
    Google 'lash egg'.


    A disturbing anomaly, but not unprecedented.
    I wouldn't eat it either.
     

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