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Ridge / Band on egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SpotJL, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. SpotJL

    SpotJL Out Of The Brooder

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    We have an Easter egger that most of the time layes normal looking eggs but now and than some of them have a ridge / band that goes around the egg (see photo). Is this normal, safe etc?

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  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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  3. wolfpup

    wolfpup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got four ex-batts last Friday and today I got my first banded egg (also had one shell less egg two days ago) so this site was my first stop for information - many thanks Ridgerunner - I wont worry now
     

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