Strange looking egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by davekrista, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. davekrista

    davekrista Songster

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    Any idea what would cause an egg to look like this? Something I should be doing differently?

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  2. chickenlady08

    chickenlady08 Songster

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    I have not had any that look exactly like your egg is but I have had a few strange looking ones lately. Kinda long and skinny approximately the same color as yours. I really don't know what the deal is with them, but I don't necessarily think that there is anything that you are doing wrong or anything that you can do differently. I would just make sure that your hens have extra calcuim but I think it is just a fluke and the egg got mishapen during the forming of it.

    Sorry I wasn't more help:)

    Good Luck figuring it out though, I am also interested in finding out as well.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If it is from a pullet under the age of 11 months old, it's perfectly normal. This can happen, among other oddities. They're just getting into their cycle.
     
  4. silkieroo

    silkieroo Songster

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    It's kinda cool lookin'! [​IMG]
     
  5. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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  6. Shannoniganshens

    Shannoniganshens Chirping

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    The Cone heads came to visit your chickens , it's o.k. [​IMG]
     

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