What the ?!?!?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Petej, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found this in the hen-house this morning. One of the pullets it seems is finally laying....
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Looks like a shellless egg. Nothing to worry about. especially in a new layer.

    Imp
     
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  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Agreed
     
  4. tornado8070

    tornado8070 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not uncommon from a pullet, actually had on of mine lay one today as well.
     
  5. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's quite the sight when you first see them. Good you found it before they dug in and ate it.
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Or reached in and grabbed hold of it. I hate that feeling *ICK!*
     
  7. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    OOPS, she forgot something! [​IMG]
     
  8. bibkel

    bibkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found one of my girls layed a "fail egg" and then came out of the coop....so I thought she was done. My daughter handed her over the fence and I noticed she had some runny clear stuff hanging down...like egg white. So I watched her for a while and she was walking kind of funny.

    She hunkered down after a few minutes...and then out popped a yolk! That was it, just a yolk right there on the grass. I snatched it up without thinking...and there it sat in my hand. LOL, icky! Sometimes we get the soft shells and sometimes we get double yolks...mostly they are normal now. We have 8 that are about 4 months old....we will have many more fail eggs. LOL
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  9. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had one of those a few months ago.. when they first started to go into full molt!! I kept it in the fridge to show everyone.. It dried up...
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Quote:Or reached in and grabbed hold of it. I hate that feeling *ICK!*

    That gives me the heebie jeebies!
     

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