How Do Chickens Produce Eggs?


The egg laying process for begins in the eye, a light cue stimulates a photo-receptive gland near the chicken's eye, which in turn triggers the release of an egg cell from the chicken's ovary. Several processes happen almost at once: The chicken also releases a small disk of material which surrounds the egg cell and provides nutrition, The chicken's uterus is filled with albumen, which we call egg whites, while a membrane forms around the inside uterine wall, which seals in the egg cell, yolk and albumen. finally a mixture of water, salt and calcium surround this membrane and form what eventually becomes a shell. When the hen is ready to lay eggs, the walls of the uterus contract ina n effort to expel the egg.
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Chickens produce eggs by pushing them through the opening called the vent. It is done each morning, and typically only one is laid per day. You can find more information here: http://www.afn.org/˜poultry/egghen.htm
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