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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by artsyrobin, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    my remaining BA Tick was hanging back from the others today, what the heck is she trying to lay? is it an unformed egg? she is in a cage till i figure this one out?
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  2. chickenbaguette

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    That's very strange... certainly not like any shellless egg I've seen. Does she do it in her nest or is it just a poo?
     
  3. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    she was just hanging out in the run, didn't seem in distress, just not up to par....
     
  4. chickenbaguette

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    It's a poo then. I've never seen anything like it... there doesn't seem to be anything on it on the internet either. Did it just happen once? Is she fine otherwise?
     
  5. nurse_turtle

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    It looks like something she ate that either didn't digest or was partially digested. If it is a one time occurrence, I wouldn't worry about it. Parole that hen!
     
  6. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    she's off with her sisters....weird! [​IMG]
     
  7. pigcoon

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    I've had shell less eggs and they look just like eggs without strong shells, but membranes instead. This picture doesn't resemble that at all.
     

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