What's wrong with this egg?

SarahF

Songster
12 Years
May 7, 2007
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5
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Niagara Falls, Ontario CAN
This is our second egg we have found this week that has these hard knobbies. What's wrong with it?

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rodriguezpoultry

Langshan Lover
11 Years
Jan 4, 2009
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131
361
Claremore, OK
It's just calcium deposits.

When a hen "detects" a weak spot or even a hole in the egg, she compensates by putting on extra calcium on that area. It just means her shell gland is working properly. Now, if you find the egg without a cuticle, or some people call it "the bloom", it can be difficult for her to lay the egg.
 

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