Strange green "blob" on freshly laid yolk

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by claireyp, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. claireyp

    claireyp Hatching

    Aug 5, 2014
    Has anyone idea???? My white campbell Flo has been laying on and off for 3 weeks but some days she misses the next we have a normal one in the morning and then a soft shell early evening. Today in the space of 20 mins we had 2 soft shelled ones from her. The second is the one in the picture - has anyone any idea what this is?

  2. SouthernPride

    SouthernPride Songster

    May 8, 2011
    Olive Branch, MS
    Seems like she might needs some extra calcium. I think she is developing them too quickly. I have no idea why the green blob. Are these fertile eggs?
  3. claireyp

    claireyp Hatching

    Aug 5, 2014
    We don't have a drake so definitely not fertile, was quite a shock seeing it bless her :(
    I'm hoping the soft shelled business is just her getting into sync x
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    Sometimes little patches of tissue get formed in the oviduct, and that gets picked up in the egg on its way through. I saw many more of these when my ducks were just starting to lay. Now I tend to see them early in laying season and it clears up.

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