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My chicken will lay a good egg in the morning and then in the evening she will lay a soft egg
Every day ?
post #32 of 37
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Originally Posted by Angie16hearts View Post

I found this today from my best layer " Lucy" gives a egg a day. I feed them I oyster shells, I crush there eggs, fruits veggies a few times a week. Lis sunflower, safflower, flax ect....is she ok? I'm worried!

I would give her a human calcium pill every other day for a week.

-Kathy
post #33 of 37
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My chicken will lay a good egg in the morning and then in the evening she will lay a soft egg
My chicken has just started doing this and I'm a little worried about her, just came across this and wondered if you found the reason behind it
post #34 of 37
I found the same problem this morning. I went get my eggs and feed them. I found 5 eggs 2 off them were soft and not developed i gove tjem grain and Crack corn am I doing something wrong?
post #35 of 37
So I have 4 hens that hatched on April 15 - my red start already payed her 1st very small egg yesterday - this am there was another egg in a different spot that was broken and the shell was as thin as paper - we had a horrible thunderstorm last night - but I'm just worried since these are my 1st chickens and they are still young
post #36 of 37

Thanks for the info on feeding them back their own shells. I had heard of it before but thought it might make them want to eat their eggs. I will grind them and microwave them first. Thanks

post #37 of 37

I looked this up, because my son just brought in a soft shelled egg. 0.0
I figured it was within the range of random normal, since I know we are feeding them well.

I told my son that it could be because the coop door blew shut two evenings ago, and I found the ladies nestled outside. We usually gather at bed time, and there were only two eggs from the three hens, so I think someone didn't get to lay her egg that day. Poor thing! It sounds plausible, right?

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