What is inside my egg a worm?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by raecampbell, Jan 29, 2017.

  1. raecampbell

    raecampbell New Egg

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    I found this today attached to the yolk. 3 inches white a bit clear, flat head, horizontal lines in body, hook tail. [​IMG]
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    Did it move on its own??? or was it stationary?
     
  3. raecampbell

    raecampbell New Egg

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    stationary
     
  4. GOLDENSEABRIGHT

    GOLDENSEABRIGHT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ummm... It looks like maybe it could have been where the egg been forming and the thin inner shell may have just curled back and detached maybe, idk.
     
  5. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    If it was attached to the yolk then it is most likely the Chalaza(e) which is part of the egg. Sometimes it can be thick or thin. The fresher the egg, the more "visible" it is.
    http://boredomtherapy.com/egg-yolk-chalaza/
     
  6. GOLDENSEABRIGHT

    GOLDENSEABRIGHT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol i was just reading an article on this.
     

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