Opaque Sac inside egg - What is it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tjcib, May 26, 2019.

  1. tjcib

    tjcib Chirping

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    I tried a google search, but I didn't know how to be descriptive enough to find the answer. What is it?

    Here is a picture. A white sac inside the egg when cracked (the broken yolk is due to my 9 year old doing the cracking...)
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  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Enabler

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    Have you tried opening that too? What does it feel like?
     
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  3. BirdsBeesTrees

    BirdsBeesTrees Crowing

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    :pop
     
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  4. Anime2lover

    Anime2lover Songster

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    Maybe another yolk? Or a partially formed egg that was absorbed by the big one??
     
  5. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    My guess a fart egg inside it ? JMHO
     
  6. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Enabler

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    Could be! That's why I want to see :D
     
  7. tjcib

    tjcib Chirping

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    Final verdict... shell-less fart egg inside a normal egg.

    I dissected it and it had the beginning of a yolk and other such, but was premature.

    But thankfully my girls are happy and everyone's plumbing is working... i'm at one week of 100% production! BOOM
     
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  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Was there a shell and/or membrane....or just an immature yolk?
     
  9. Anime2lover

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    Interesting. Could have absorbed the premie yolk before it got the shell.
     
  10. ShannonR

    ShannonR Songster

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    I love finding things like this! I have never had an egg inside of an egg like this, but a very aged bantam hen once laid me an egg inside of another shell.
     

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