One of my girls occasionally lays a deformed egg...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kbadkins, May 12, 2009.

  1. kbadkins

    kbadkins Out Of The Brooder

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    Well once in awhile I notice that an egg has almost a flat side.. almost like it was soft and when she layed it in the nest in became flat... very strange... anyone get these ? I will try and post a picture of it....
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Nothing to worry about, especially if the hens are relatively new layers and it only happens occasionally. Many eggs are not the perfect egg shaped eggs we are used to seeing in the grocery stores.
     
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    yeah they only been laying since January.. and it is very rare I see a deformed egg.. maybe 3 total I have seen...

    thanks for your reply
     
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    ok here is a picture of the egg


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    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    wow thanks !!!! it described exactly what the eggs looked like pictures and all !!!!

    awesome !
     

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