What is this? WHAT THE?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jbethlasanta, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. Jbethlasanta

    Jbethlasanta Out Of The Brooder

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    So I went put to collect my eggs this morning, and THIS is what we found...

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    Keep in mind, we have Peking Ducks and the one on the right is my usual collection.
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2015
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    People call them various things, wind/fart/rooster eggs are usually just a glitch in the egg laying system when a small piece of reproductive tissue breaks away and is treated it like a yolk and a shell is formed around it. They are pretty common in old birds, brand new layers or birds just stopping or starting a laying cycle, sometimes they just seem to show up randomly. The occasional one usually isn't anything to worry about, if you get a hen laying a lot of them, especially an older bird, it may be signaling the end of her egg laying.
     
  3. Jbethlasanta

    Jbethlasanta Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you very much.
     

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