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My Muscovy hen, Paddles, started laying on Feb the 10th. The last four eggs she's laid have been jelly eggs. She seems fine, eating, drinking, and doing her thing. She gets Layena (and sometimes the cats' food) along with free choice oyster shell. I read that a D3 deficiency can cause it but they get Rooster Booster in their drinking water year round and it has vitamin D3 in it. Our drake is a house pet so it couldn't be over-breeding. I'm stumped! Any advice is appreciated!
post #2 of 6

Do you mean a shell-less egg, or the whites are "jelly?"

 

Picture?

 

MrsB

Australorp Chickens | Nigerian Dwarf and mini-Alpine Goats | American Blue Rabbits

 

"If not now, when?"

 

Luke 22:36

Then said He unto them,

“But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it

and likewise his pack; and he that hath no sword,

let him sell his garment and buy one."

 

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Australorp Chickens | Nigerian Dwarf and mini-Alpine Goats | American Blue Rabbits

 

"If not now, when?"

 

Luke 22:36

Then said He unto them,

“But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it

and likewise his pack; and he that hath no sword,

let him sell his garment and buy one."

 

How I lost 70 lbs (and kept it off!): www.marksdailyapple.com

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post #3 of 6
Thread Starter 
Shell-less. I'll try to get a pic if she lays another. My Cochin is trying to sit on everything and she has busted the last three.
post #4 of 6

Sometimes, new layers can produce shell-less eggs as their system starts booting up.

 

Soft shelled eggs and other oddities can appear throughout the first month or so.

 

It should resolve itself. :)

 

MrsB

Australorp Chickens | Nigerian Dwarf and mini-Alpine Goats | American Blue Rabbits

 

"If not now, when?"

 

Luke 22:36

Then said He unto them,

“But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it

and likewise his pack; and he that hath no sword,

let him sell his garment and buy one."

 

How I lost 70 lbs (and kept it off!): www.marksdailyapple.com

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Australorp Chickens | Nigerian Dwarf and mini-Alpine Goats | American Blue Rabbits

 

"If not now, when?"

 

Luke 22:36

Then said He unto them,

“But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it

and likewise his pack; and he that hath no sword,

let him sell his garment and buy one."

 

How I lost 70 lbs (and kept it off!): www.marksdailyapple.com

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post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 
Oh, goodness I hope that's all it is! Thanks!
post #6 of 6

Me, too! :)

 

MrsB

Australorp Chickens | Nigerian Dwarf and mini-Alpine Goats | American Blue Rabbits

 

"If not now, when?"

 

Luke 22:36

Then said He unto them,

“But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it

and likewise his pack; and he that hath no sword,

let him sell his garment and buy one."

 

How I lost 70 lbs (and kept it off!): www.marksdailyapple.com

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Australorp Chickens | Nigerian Dwarf and mini-Alpine Goats | American Blue Rabbits

 

"If not now, when?"

 

Luke 22:36

Then said He unto them,

“But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it

and likewise his pack; and he that hath no sword,

let him sell his garment and buy one."

 

How I lost 70 lbs (and kept it off!): www.marksdailyapple.com

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