Soft shelled eggs
Is she a new layer or established layer? New layers sometimes lay a few soft shelled eggs.
Oyster shells should be available in a separate dish so they can take what they need when they want/need it. They should have that available everyday.
Edited by Free Spirit - 11/23/15 at 5:58am
What does she eat/what kind of feed?
It might be because she is 4. But here is a link to the BYC Learning Center on common egg problems
Particularly under Soft Shelled Eggs is written
"15. Soft shell eggs
These eggs are laid with an incomplete shell, sometimes just a thin layer of calcium. Causes are similar to shell less eggs:
- Immature shell gland;
- Nutritional deficiencies, usually lack of calcium, vitamins E, B12 and D as well as phosphorous and selenium;
- Disease such as infectious bronchitis, avian influenza, egg drop syndrome; an internal or external parasite infestation;
- Exposure to very high temperatures and/or very high or low humidity levels;
- Egg laid prematurely due to stress or a disturbance during the calcification process;
- Egg laying while molting."