very strange egg..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by critters, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. collected the chickens' eggs yesterday only to find that one felt very bumpy...
    it looks like it has 'veins' all around the outside of the shell...very hard egg and has what looks like a 'rose bud' on the smaller end of the shell....

    anyone ever have an egg like this and why did it happen??

    my son was killed on the 5th of March and maybe he sent me a rose from heaven?!?

    in person, it reminds me of a 'rose bud'...and hoping you can see the 'veining' in this second picture..
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2012

  2. True Grit

    True Grit Songster

    Critters I'm so sorry you lost your son. I can't imagine how you feel. I hope you can seek out support and comfort from your family and friends. My deepest sympathies.
  3. Shortie513

    Shortie513 Hatching

    Mar 24, 2012
    Hampstead, Maryland
    I think a rose from heaven is exactly what it is![​IMG]

    I am so very sorry for your loss.
  4. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Songster

    May 9, 2011
    Arco, ID
    Me too!! What a special gift.

    So sorry for your loss.
  5. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

    Apr 1, 2007
    N. Carolina
    :hugs My condolences to you. I would have to somehow empty and preserve the egg. :hugs

  6. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

    Mar 29, 2011
    I am very sorry for the loss of your son. [​IMG]
    You should blow it out and save the shell. I do it to my neat eggs all of the time.
  7. Whitewinterwolf

    Whitewinterwolf Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    Your hen laid a carved rose turnip! What a special hen you have :D
    And im sorry about your son :(
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2012
  8. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

    Jun 5, 2011
    I think she tried to make it an extra special rose shaped egg!! :)
  9. Mum

    Mum Songster

    Dec 23, 2011
    Sincere condolences; I cannot begin to imagine how you feel.

    Yes, it does indeed look like a rose bud and no, I've never seen one like it. Definately one for preserving.

  10. thank you for all of your has been and still is very hard to go day to day....
    he was coming home from work and a tree fell across his car, killing him instantly.

    how do I 'blow out' an egg...I want to preserve it but afraid I will break it...
    Sunny and the 5 egg layers, can you tell me the best way to do this safely without ruining my egg??
    or anyone??

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