stcky eggs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ginainflorida, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. ginainflorida

    ginainflorida New Egg

    Oct 1, 2014
    Hello cluckers
    I have a flock of 5 chickens here in hot sunny florida, 4 of them lay - my 2 leghorns are great however my 1 blondee lays an egg a day and the eggs seem to stick to shell when I crack it open - we do retrieve them right after she lays as my golden retrievers want to get to them - they get refrigerated within week so not sure what's going on here - it doesn't happen to the white eggs from leghorns. Any advice or suggestions?
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]. Pleased you joined us. I'm not sure what might be causing your egg issue since it only happens with the eggs of one of your birds. Here is an article that is very instructive regarding egg abnormalities.
    You also might post in the Chicken Behaviors and Egg Laying forum. Hope you get the bottom of it. Best of luck!
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  4. ginainflorida

    ginainflorida New Egg

    Oct 1, 2014
    Thank you for the link - I checked out all of the deformities and none of those apply - inside the egg, the yolk is fine, it is nice and yellow however it doesn't want to come out - the whites part is clear and comes out - we ended up throwing them out with fear of something wrong.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I wish I could offer advice but, I have never encountered any one with that problem. You might try hard boiling one to see how that comes out.
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. No suggestions, but i would still happily eat the eggs!

  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC. It's great to have you!

    I'm with everyone else... sounds usual, never seen anything like it before.

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