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Wierd- egg within an egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by artsyrobin, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    check out what cocoa the cochin laid.... an egg within an egg?


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    she has been inside due to bumblefoot, and is a veteran egg layer....
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Everyone has a bad day now and again.
     
  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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  4. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    she's a little over a year, its been one of those days.... but this really got my curiosity going![​IMG]
     
  5. AinaWGSD

    AinaWGSD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, looks like an egg within an egg to me too. Looks like neither egg really got a good shell though. I have one EE hen who lays eggs like that almost regularly, except hers never have two yolks. In fact she laid one like that just today. The outer egg kind of broke off before I found it, but I could still see the remnants of the membrane on the intact inner egg. Check out my ugliest egg contest , third post down.
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2011

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