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This isn't your normal "strange" egg....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JaySat, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. JaySat

    JaySat Hatching

    Oct 28, 2011
    Hello folks!

    I just found this today in one of the egg boxes. As you can see in the photo it's quite bigger than the typical egg that I placed next to it for scale. The outer "shell" is soft but you can clearly feel a hard egg inside. Any ideas? FYI, I have only four chickens that (2 Barred Rocks and 2 Black Astralops) and they are only about 6mos old and have been laying for only a month and a half. Thanks in advance for your help and/or insight!


  2. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Songster

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    Open it up and show us whats inside.
  3. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    I have heard 1 egg within another egg. It could also be a double yolker. This is normal for hen who just start to lay. And [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2011
  4. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Songster

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    Oh yeah, [​IMG]
  5. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

    Apr 15, 2010
    Forest Grove, OR
    Yes, there's been a couple of egg within an egg pics on BYC. They are strange. Let us know what's inside, okay? [​IMG]

    Oh, and [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2011
  6. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Songster

    Aug 2, 2009
    La Crescenta, CA
    I had a rubber egg like that when my girls 1st started laying. I couldn't bring myself to open it and chucked it. I am too sqeemish!

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