weird spots on eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Dunnfamilyfarm, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Dunnfamilyfarm

    Dunnfamilyfarm Chirping

    Feb 26, 2012
    I have 8 black star hens i am getting about 6 eggs daily some times 7. I got two eggs yesterday that had small white spots in closters on attached to the out side of the egg. when rubbed with finger they come off. they dont look like calcium deposits. the sports are about the size of the end of a needle and maybe 20- 30+ in a cluster? Is there a bug laying eggs on my eggs. or what. Any ideas.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2012

  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Songster

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Sounds indeed like calcium deposits. Not all deposits are firmly attached to the egg and can easily rubbed off.

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