Siamese egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PaulaJoAnne, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. PaulaJoAnne

    PaulaJoAnne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
    Today I was checking eggs in our main coop, and heard a large commotion in our "solitary confinement" coop. We just moved 4 hens and a rooster into there 2 days ago, to allow breed specific laying in our main coop. Apparently one of the hens couldn't hang on any longer; she laid a "Siamese egg!" We haven't cut them apart yet to see if the hard shelled egg had fully formed or not.
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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Never seen an egg like that before. Very interesting!
     
  3. RachelCheyenne

    RachelCheyenne Out Of The Brooder

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    That's insane looking, I wonder what caused it??
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Traffic jam.
     
  5. PaulaJoAnne

    PaulaJoAnne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
    Exactly! The soft shell was stuck to the hardshell and piggybacked on out with it. From the egg song, it was quite a relief!
     
  6. mom29

    mom29 Out Of The Brooder

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    Was there another egg sac in the hard shell? [​IMG]
     
  7. PaulaJoAnne

    PaulaJoAnne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
    She delayed laying due to being moved. So the next egg got pushed up on the ready to lay one. She layed the eggs before the other one could get its hard shell.
     

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