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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

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    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.

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    Regards,

    Phantom
     
  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

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    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!

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    Yes, lash egg......usually mean infection, prognosis not often good.
     

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