rubber egg with attached membrane

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by new2chix, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. new2chix

    new2chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of my pullets are 9 months old, most have been laying since October or so. Some molting going on, had a few rubber eggs in December, found in the poop bins under the roost. Today I found a rubber egg with a white, tub like membrane attached (about 3" long). Since the egg had broken in the nest box I tossed it before I thought to take a picture. They get 16% layer crumbles, treats, and scratch once in a while. They had been locked up in the coop late December and early January because of the cold, but have gotten out into the fresh air this past week. Should I be concerned? Don't know who the culprit is - can eliminate a few due to egg color, but have several suspects. No one seems sick....
     
  2. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    It happens... Nothing to be concerned about.
     

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