What happened to this egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crealbilly, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. crealbilly

    crealbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Strange egg - anyone got a clue what happened inside the hen to cause this?

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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Could just be a one off, glitch in the shell gland.
    How old is bird?
    New layers or older ones coming back into, or going out of, lay around molt.
     
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  4. crealbilly

    crealbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen is a little over 1 year old.been several days now and I have not found anymore eggs like this one. Hopefully it was just a one off anomalie.
     
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