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Weird egg attachment!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by klund09, Jan 30, 2015.

  1. klund09

    klund09 New Egg

    Jan 30, 2015
    New to this forum and website and backyard chicken raising. I think this egg is the first one [​IMG]for this girl and I don't know if this is remotely normal! Does anyone know what the weird umbilical looking attachment is?? She laid it right in front of me and it was super squishy! Should I be concerned??
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] Hens at the beginning or end of a laying cycle frequently lay weird eggs. Things generally even out as her reproductive system 'perfects' the egg laying process.
  3. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2014
    Sanilac County,Michigan
  4. klund09

    klund09 New Egg

    Jan 30, 2015
    Thanks! So I shouldn't worry about the weird thing coming off it? Two of my other girls laid for the first time yesterday and they were beautiful, normal large eggs. Don't remember which one laid this freaky one because all of my girls are identical.

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