strange egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gussie, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. Gussie

    Gussie Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a friend of mines egg. What is that? [​IMG]
     
  2. Shaunassy

    Shaunassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like it some kind of parasitic worm. She should def try and find out what kind via google, BYC and/or pictures and deworm her chickens acordingly.
     
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  3. Shaunassy

    Shaunassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the search bar on the BYC main page type in worms in eggs and threads of people who had the same issue will come up. There is info of what type of dewormers people use as well as the dosages in some of them.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    It kind of looks like a round worm, but it's not too common to find them inside the eggshell without also seeing them in the poops.
    It could also be a piece of tissue shed from the reproductive system.
    Was it firmly attached to the yolk?
     
  5. Gussie

    Gussie Out Of The Brooder

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    i believe so.
     

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