WHAT'S UP WITH A RUBBER "EGG"??? OMG

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by K8tieCat, Dec 11, 2018.

  1. K8tieCat

    K8tieCat Songster

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    In all the 11 years I have had my chickens, this is a first. Nobody's laying right now because they're all molting. But today.... I get this and have no clue who laid it. Totally like a rubber egg. Cutting it open, looks like meat. WHAT IS IT???
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  2. OhZark Biddies

    OhZark Biddies Crowing

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    Obviously, your coop has been invaded by alien creatures from outer space... I hear some E.T. Spawn larva can be tasty... let us know how it tastes!

    ... really I gave no idea, but am interested to learn also
     
  3. K8tieCat

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    Ha! I always wanted to meet an alien. But now I've cut him him half!

    Can't be the only chicken this has happened to. I was surprised when I saw an odd looking egg in the nest and when I reached for it, made me jump back a bit when I felt the moist rubbery thing.
     
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  4. Relleoms

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  5. Chickenguy6373

    Chickenguy6373 Chirping

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    Here is what u need to know it is called a lash egg
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  6. Keeperofmunchkins

    Keeperofmunchkins Songster

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    :goodpost:Lash egg. Essentially pus and fleshy matter from internal infection. Can be serious.
     
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  7. K8tieCat

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    Thank you for this information. All of my hens are "older" starting at 4 years going to 9 years old. My eldest, Tubby, passed away several months ago at age 11. I suspect the rest will follow in time.

    None of the girls seem to be ill, nobody's acting strange. Hoping for the best.
     
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  8. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Queen Of The Coop

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    Holy Mackerel, it doesn't even look like an egg!
     

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