Very odd egg!

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  1. JulieJo1216

    JulieJo1216 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My wyandotte hen is about 20 months old and has always layed the most perfect eggs until this morning. Here is a picture of it. It feels like all shell but hard as a rock. I haven't cracked it open yet. I'm wondering why is this? IV herd that in the beginning when they start laying eggs you might get a few Strange ones. But never herd that when they get older. I feed her crushed egg shells daily is that not a good idea? In need of feed back. please[​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Hens will lay funky eggs occasionally and as they age, yes they can get funkier! 20 months is not that old yet, so I would suspect you won't find too many more like this. As long this is not a regular occurance than I would't worry about it. Here is a nice article on Common Egg Shell Issues that might be of help to you...https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/common-egg-quality-problems

    Enjoy your flock and welcome to ours!
     
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  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Is she molting, I have been told that stress, molting can cause the same oddities that are seen in new layers.
     
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    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  8. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    I've had a few eggs like that.
     
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  9. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the flock, again.
     
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