Oddly shaped eggs - they will continue right/

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mtnviewfarms, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. mtnviewfarms

    mtnviewfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have two pullets, different breeds, one is a Welsummer and the other is an Easter Egger
    who lay very elongated eggs that look like they have been stretched.

    I would guess this is an inherited abnormality in the egg canal that narrows the egg.

    Once the pullet lays these odd eggs is it likely that her eggs will all be this way or as she
    gets more mature will the eggs become more 'normally' egg shaped?

    I've had many pullets in the last three years but never got eggs like these - thanks for any
    insights or experience you may have with this.

    Elaine
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I they have just started laying, their eggs may become somewhat more oval.
     
  3. Shades of Blue

    Shades of Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had the same thing....long ovals the same diameter top to bottom. Now the eggs are normal...so it must be a pullet thing.
     
  4. Sassafras

    Sassafras Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an EE who is almost two years old and hers are still long and have a tip on one end. Like an egg pen.
     

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