Odd Shaped Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Australorp Fan, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. Australorp Fan

    Australorp Fan Out Of The Brooder

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    I just gathered a very odd shaped egg today. It's almost pointed on one end and a little dented in the middle. It looks more like a potato than an egg. Anyone have any idea what caused this?

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  2. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    That's funny [​IMG] I've niticed that I get really pointy eggs like that when a hen doesn't lay for a day. Especially the day after it rains all day long. I always get low production on rainy days and really pointy eggs the next.
     
  3. Australorp Fan

    Australorp Fan Out Of The Brooder

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    That is interesting because we got a big rainstorm two days ago. It's also been very hot and humid so about two weeks ago I started supplementing their layer ration with a higher protein (28%) game bird ration.
     
  4. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    I have a hen that always lays a pointy egg.[​IMG]
     
  5. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just part of the squezzing/pushing process:cd
     

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