soft leathery-looking egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Firecracker, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. Firecracker

    Firecracker Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. In the coop this morning, on the ground, was a soft leather-like thing, maybe a shell?, with a slug-like looking thing attached to it. Anyone know what that might be??
     
  2. ColoradoMike

    ColoradoMike Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New layer I assume? Our RSL's first 'egg' was not completely formed, had a leathery soft 'shell' and had white/yolk coming out of it. I could see the egg white looking 'sluglike'...
     
  3. twistedpickle

    twistedpickle Out Of The Brooder

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    agreed, we always get 1 or two from our new layers, nothing to be alarmed about.
     
  4. Firecracker

    Firecracker Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, I have 2 who should be laying anytime, as well as couple of older chickens.
     
  5. kassy68

    kassy68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR lays one whenever stress hits...
     
  6. Willem81

    Willem81 Out Of The Brooder

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    one of my adopted girls that had been picked on really badly layed two in a week. But all is well now. I would have to concur with the stress thing.
     

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