Weird Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by iluvorpingtons, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. iluvorpingtons

    iluvorpingtons Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2012
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    Someone told me about eggs called "farters" and soft-shelled eggs. What are these eggs and are they a sign of bad health?[​IMG]
     
  2. dracoe19

    dracoe19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's when for some reason the shell doesn't form around the egg. I don't think it means the hen is in bad health. I have had a handful of those eggs and they are just spoofs. Kinda like getting a tiny egg. Sometimes hens just have an off day haha
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Just oopsie eggs in the egg factory - nothing to worry about unless it's a regular (meaning constant) issue.
     
  4. iluvorpingtons

    iluvorpingtons Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2012
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    Thanks
     

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