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Strange object in nesting box

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Buzzard Bluff, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Buzzard Bluff

    Buzzard Bluff New Egg

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    Found a strange thing in nesting box with eggs. It was a reddish color about 1.5 inches long about 1/2 inch in diameter. Looked like a small liver and harder than a liver (soft leather feel) I cut it open and had definite cell chambers inside. Does anyone have any idea what it is. Haven't noticed any sick hens. Thanks Judy
     
  2. berkeleysprings

    berkeleysprings Chillin' With My Peeps

    soft egg mabe ?
    is the hen new to laying ?
     
  3. Egg Crate

    Egg Crate Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Buzzard Bluff

    Buzzard Bluff New Egg

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    Don't know which hen it came from (have 20 and age range is 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 years old. It wasn't in any droppings, just laying next to an egg. No blood or droppings in nest.
     

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