Strange Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by iajewel, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
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    This is a soft shell my neighbor got and we wanted to know what the strange "tube" is on this egg.

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  2. selinagil

    selinagil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Weird....no idea [​IMG]
     
  3. elliemay0305

    elliemay0305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does it maybe have a hole and the yolk is coming out but dried?
     
  4. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Looks like it might have been connected to another egg. We had something similar but there were 2 eggs attached together with a tube. I can post a pic if you would like to see.
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I have read that soft shelled eggs are from not enough calcium. Do you give the birds oyster shells. My have a dish of free choice available to them always. My shells are harder than the ones you buy in a grocery store.

    I will look for one article I remember reading and post it.
     
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    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Is the bird a new layer? I have seen those tubes on other soft shelled eggs....
     
  8. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I was wonering that too. When I did get any soft eggs it was shortly after my pullets started laying.
     
  9. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Our strange egg was from a newly laying pullet and it hasn't happened since.
     
  10. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
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