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What kind of egg is this?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by prebl, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. prebl

    prebl New Egg

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    One of our girls laid this egg today. What in the world is it?
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I've had one of those a couple years ago. Not sure what it's called. Just a hiccup in the reproductive tract and very disturbing to see. Don't think it's a long term issue.
     
  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Think it might be called a 'lash' egg? Could be wrong. If it doesn't happen consistently, then don't worry. Just up their calcium if they need it.
     
  4. prebl

    prebl New Egg

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    I looked up lash egg. Mine, or rather my hen's, is just the inner membrane with some albumin in it.
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Is she a new layer? Weird eggs happen often with new layers. Search weird egg on byc, I think you'll find something similar. But if it doesn't happen again or often it's still not a worry. Things just sometimes don't work right, lol. :)
     
  6. prebl

    prebl New Egg

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    She's not a new layer. It was just really weird.
     

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