VERY weird egg!!!!*updated* BIG REVEAL OF "HONEYCOMB" in "WINDOW"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mags2009, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3/7 girls laying as of now, they have been laying for exactly 2 weeks today. One of the eggs today was weird. It had like a circle around it, and a "window" in the middle, that looked just like a magic 8 ball, and when you moved it around, something came into view that looked like honeycomb!!! It is the strangest thing I have seen yet!!! Has ANYONE seen this before??? I wanted to take a pic of it, but the camera is out of batteries at the moment. If no one has heard of or seen an egg like this before, I will get some batteries tomorrow, and take a picture.[​IMG]

    The other thing I wondered about this, is, do you think that this egg would be from one of the girls that has already been laying (quite nice eggs for far) or do you think one may have skipped a day, and this could be a new egg from another pullet?????[​IMG]

    Thanks everyone!!!
     
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2009
  2. CheerfulHeart2

    CheerfulHeart2 Creative Problem Solver

    Apr 8, 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
    We get a few weird egg posts now and then. It seems like most are from young pullets who have only been laying a few weeks. I haven't seen a picture of one like you described, but after all the strange eggs I have heard about, I am not suprized.
     
  3. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    My guess is from one of the pullets who has been laying, at least that's who we got funny eggs from. Not a new layer, but it's still a possibility.

    I haven't heard of an egg described like that, but doesn't sound too strange. I'd love to see a picture when you get fresh camera batteries.
     
  4. aimeeinwv

    aimeeinwv Chillin' With My Peeps

    Did you shake it and ask it how many egg's you'd get today? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    just tryin' to be funny!

    I'd never heard of anything like that, but you never know about these girls! My guess: Pullet! Maybe she hadn't eaten enough calcium lately?
     
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  5. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Very funny!!! [​IMG] Just kidding! It is kind of weird though! I just hope that it doesn't mean there is something wrong with her.
     
  6. g_a_brand

    g_a_brand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a pic of this egg? [​IMG]
    Would love to see the eight ball [​IMG]
     
  7. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I posted the pic on another thread too, but here it is again![​IMG][​IMG]
    weird, huh? If you look closely, you can see the "honeycomb" looking thing that comes into view, and you actually have to move it into view, just like the "8 ball!" Anyone seen this?????
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I've had one egg almost identical to that one, but not with the "honeycomb" thing in the "window". Here's mine, plus a different weird one for you:
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    and another one:

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  9. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old were your hens when they laid these, Cyn???
     
  10. OccamsTazer

    OccamsTazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ooh! crack it crack it! I'm dying to see what the honeycomb is...
     

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