Shape of Hen's Eggs ??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Campesina, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. Campesina

    Campesina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My PR has always (over a year) layed the longest, pointiest eggs I have ever seen.
    Either she hasn't laid in a while OR she now lays differently shaped eggs.
    She will be 2 years old in September so I don't think age is a factor.

    Any thoughts?? Do hens eggs change shape or size??

    I guess the only thing different is they are getting lots of fresh corn.
    Other than that it is business as usual.
     
  2. ChickenGrit

    ChickenGrit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told that the shape of the eggs can change depending on diet, age, etc.
     
  3. Campesina

    Campesina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe she's ok then. I thought she might be egg-bound again. I'll keep an eye on her.
    Thanks for the reply.
     
  4. ChickenGrit

    ChickenGrit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How does her abdomen feel? If hard and/or lumpy she may be egg bound.
     

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