What's wrong with this egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickenPeep, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Today I got a strange egg from one of my red sex-links or my black sex-link. All of my 4 girls are about 2 years old and are not currently molting. This egg is very long, light colored, and rough. The weird thing is that you can chip off the light rough stuff and there is a darker color underneath it. Should I be concerned about the hen that laid this?


    My thumb is pointing to the area where I chipped some of the rough outside off.
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    This is it compared to a regular egg.
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    Last edited: Jan 17, 2013
  2. LukensFarms

    LukensFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is their diet?
     
  3. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    They eat laying feed along with corn and grains. They also eat lots of bugs and grass when they get out.
     

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