Wierd Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Uppity Peon, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. Uppity Peon

    Uppity Peon Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got some wierd eggs today.

    At the 12:00 is the largest one I have ever gotten. I wish I had a scale.
    At 3:00 is a normal egg.
    At 6:00 is the one with a bulge around the "equator".
    And at 9:00 is one with "stretch marks" - little ridges that run the length of the egg.

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    How wierd is that?
     
  2. aimeeinwv

    aimeeinwv Chillin' With My Peeps

    interesting for sure!
     
  3. darkroo

    darkroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one hen who will lay an egg every now and then like the one at 6 oclock (it's almost like it was cracked in half and then healed) but it's like one every two weeks or so.
    I also have a brahma who always has a little dimple at the small end of the egg. It's not weak or anything it's a hard feature just a little wave right at the small end of the egg.
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  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I've had one's with bulges, but that one with ridges is strange for sure!
     
  5. Ldyjarhead

    Ldyjarhead Out Of The Brooder

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    Interesting.

    I can't wait to get my pullets and see what they will bless me with. It may be a long wait through winter.
     
  6. newchicksnducks

    newchicksnducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    I can't find the post, but someone had a similar question. A BYCer supplied a link to an egg site that explained that sometimes when a hen is disturbed during the egg laying process, these extra marks (bulges, stretchmarks, etc) occur. Whatever, I've also had eggs like that...still taste good inside:)
     
  7. 1birdlady

    1birdlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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