Weird Item in nest (Hens not laying) - Help Please

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by phantom, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. phantom

    phantom New Egg

    Jul 9, 2013
    Our hens have not being laying for several months, the issue may have started after some bad food. Since when almost no eggs. Two of the 4 birds have molted and the daylight is now very short.

    I have now found a second of these weird egg like things, in the nest (See below).

    They are rubbery and are like onion layers.

    I have seen some similar for when birds have infection but they are not uniform like these.

    Appreciate any feed back.

    I have wormed the birds and they are on a good protein laying pellets and scratch feed every day.






  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    that is so weird! try looking at the weird or odd egg posts
  3. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2013
    Billerica Ma
    That's odd it looks like hotdog meat
  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    i did some research and it might be a lash egg
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Yes, lash egg......usually mean infection, prognosis not often good.

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