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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

    Apr 25, 2007
    Central Michigan
    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

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    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

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop

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