SHELL LESS EGG??!?????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chixaregreat41, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. chixaregreat41

    chixaregreat41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When i went downtstairs to our coop (built in) they were scratching around and something expolded and i looked at it and this is what i found!!! I have no laying hens in that coop. Could it have been a shell less egg??[​IMG]
     
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  2. ChickenMad11

    ChickenMad11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    That could be the remains of a shellless or thin shelled sandpaper egg, can't tell scale from the picture. When you say there are no laying hens in the coop, I take it there are pullets or old hens?
     
  4. heidisue

    heidisue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have no laying hens in that coop? Anybody close? What do you mean it exploded, lol!
     
  5. chixaregreat41

    chixaregreat41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There all 20 weeks and one stepped on that "thing" and it exploded!! I found more of it down stairs
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Would guess you have a pullet starting to lay and she happened to lay a really thin shelled egg, they are pretty common with young layers and usually nothing to worry about . They are sort of like water balloons and break really easily.
     
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  7. ChickenMad11

    ChickenMad11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks kinda long? how long?
     

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