Very weird looking egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Yay Chicks!, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted this to another thread about my girls eating a shell-less egg. Within the hour of my BR laying the shell-less egg, she laid this thing (She's been laying beautiful eggs for weeks - she's 26 weeks old):

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  2. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they need some oyster shells its just soft shelled also you can give them their egg shells crushed up to.
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Holy Moly! She laid a mini-airbag!
     
  4. peterlund

    peterlund Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Pretty cool. I'd blow that out and save it.

    Imp
     
  6. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know! It does look like some kind of cushion!

    Chickenbottom, thank you, but this is just a weird blip. She gets layer feed, oyster shell and crushed egg shell (plus greens, yogurt etc.).
     
  7. TomG

    TomG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my chickens produced an egg like that for me too. Mine had a hard shell but was wrinkled up, just like yours. She also would lay soft ones sometimes. She has stopped laying wierd eggs now and lays nice large normal eggs almost every day.
     
  8. S*T*A*R

    S*T*A*R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whoa!! That's really weird looking! [​IMG]
     
  9. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Had one of those in my very first flock, I was pretty disappointed, until I realized it wasn't so unusual for a first.

    Who said that it looked like a mini air bag..too funny! [​IMG]

    And someone else said a pin cushion..best not use for one...not sure what would come out of that!
     
  10. Ang

    Ang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes a hard landing a few days before can cause strangely shaped eggs. I thinks its pretty cool looking!
     

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