What's on thins egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Niss, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Niss

    Niss Songster

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    This is the second egg that's come thins way, with a cluster of tiny white balls on it. I would thing insect eggs of some type, but it's winter. Is it just extra "grains of shell"?
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  2. mommissan

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    I would have thought insect eggs too. Are they hard? Can you scratch that off? (eeew with your nail)
     
  3. Niss

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    It'll rub off with minimal effort. And they are hard.
     
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  4. Den in Penn

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    Without bring able to handle it, I'd say its just extra calcium deposited on the egg. Happens sometimes.
     
  5. ADozenGirlz

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  6. Niss

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    Thanks, the blog was great!
     

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