very strange egg..

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

  1. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 thought....my son was killed on the 5th of March and maybe he sent me a rose from heaven?!?
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    in person, it reminds me of a 'rose bud'...and hoping you can see the 'veining' in this second picture..
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    Last edited: Mar 25, 2012
  2. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    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

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    I think a rose from heaven is exactly what it is![​IMG]

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

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too!! What a special gift.

    So sorry for your loss.
     
  5. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    :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 Overrun With Chickens

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your hen laid a carved rose turnip! What a special hen you have :D
    And im sorry about your son :(
     
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  8. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    thank you for all of your condolences...it 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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