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Hello I'm 10 months new at chicken raising and this morning I noticed that one of my chickens laid an egg that was a little rough and somewhat flat on one side."?" is there anything to worry about?
post #2 of 8

not unless it continues

 

http://www.alltech.com/sites/default/files/alltech-egg-shell-quality-poster.pdf

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NPIP 43-813

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”                  Mark Twain

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post #3 of 8

:welcome

 

You can take a look at this article from the Learning Center, it has a lot of information about egg abnormalities:

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/common-egg-quality-problems

 

Is this a young layer? Does she have crushed oyster shell available 24/7? What are you feeding her?

 

Some of those things can make an impact of the eggs.

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Hello!

Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

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post #6 of 8
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I don't have any oaster shells around but will get some. My youngest layer is 6 months I'm thinking it's her. also, I just introduced scratch to my feed they have been on laying pellets and fruits and veggies. I'm certainly going to read the page you recommended thank you.
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This is Beep Beep
Edited by jake5386 - 1/19/16 at 8:44pm
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She's very pretty-  it sometimes takes time for a new layer to work the kinks out of the system.

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