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weird looking Egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gersbud, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. Gersbud

    Gersbud Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had my new 15 hens laying since like October, and well the others are over a year old with a few that are over 4. But here lately I am getting 1 light brown egg with bumps or as my daughter calls them warts. Sometimes there are just a few bumps and sometimes they are all over the egg. It looks like extra calcium deposits but IDK. Would anyone know what it is. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    It could be any number of factors.

    I have Marans that lay with dark brown "warts" all over... in that instance it's just extra pigment being laid down as it passes through the ovaduct.

    Excess calcium can also be a culprit.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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