Strange Egg - 'Pic'

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kat's Silly Chickens, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went out to the coop at 10:30am to take my chickens scratch treat and check on morning eggs.

    And What to My Wondering Eyes Should I See [​IMG] , THIS

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    a round egg of all things. [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Shell was cracked all around but inside is still intact...
    Our Crazy Cochin layed it.
     
  2. v.cyr

    v.cyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    our one BO Bertha(our second best layer) has always laid rounder eggs than normal... A few times they were almost perfectly spherical... we call them golf ball eggs... her's also have the thickest, toughest shells... I accidentally dropped one once without it cracking...
     
  3. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is just so weird to see a quarter sized round egg in the nest when all 4 of our adolescents have been laying regular large to extra large eggs. I know it was 1 of the Cochin's 'cause my Barred Rock's egg color is much lighter. My Cochins have been laying a cream colored egg on occasion also.
     
  4. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happens, it will probably not have a yolk and just be whites.
     
  5. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll have to break the membrane and see. It was just so strange I had to get a pic of it and post it...
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2011
  6. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I broke the membrane and it is filled with a clear/white gel [​IMG] , so you were right columbiacritter.
     

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