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Originally Posted by hesshens View Post

Our girls should be getting close to laying age & I've found 3 eggs within the past few days that have a soft white mucus around a formed yoke...is this normal?I haven't seen this before.any info would be greatly appreciated,

 

 

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Originally Posted by hesshens View Post

Soft shelled eggs are not uncommon with new layers.

It can take up to a month or so for things to smooth out.

 

What and how exactly are you feeding them?

Time to put out the separate container of oyster shells for them.

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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post #12 of 12
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Originally Posted by Poultry parent View Post
 

that looks like a broken shell less egg

Agreed, very common for hens laying for the first time

-Liv

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