3rd Day In A Row???

bargain

Love God, Hubby & farm
11 Years
Apr 13, 2008
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Bowdon, GA
Okay a couple of quick "possible" reasons:

The hen is laying on some sort of hard surface. Maybe the side of a nest box or even standing and dropping versus sitting can cause that. too many hens in the nest box - my eternal problem - ugh, may also result one layingon another hen, she stands up from her egg laying and thud this one falls from a higher distance than there is padding.

Be sure to have a nestbox with plenty of hay or padding. Also please tell me if you have ever seen yolk on a hen's rooster's beak. If yes, you make have an egg eater. Usually with the "eaters", you'll have a hole in it and this doen't have have this kind of appearance.it would be cracked egg shell unless by your walking by the "eater" was stopped

You might want to add free choice calcium, but the egg doesn't look thin or frail from what I see. Hope this helps!! Let me know if you have any questions.
 

cluckcluckluke

Crowing
7 Years
Jul 10, 2012
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The Foothills Of Chickendom
Okay a couple of quick "possible" reasons:

The hen is laying on some sort of hard surface. Maybe the side of a nest box or even standing and dropping versus sitting can cause that. too many hens in the nest box - my eternal problem - ugh, may also result one layingon another hen, she stands up from her egg laying and thud this one falls from a higher distance than there is padding.

Be sure to have a nestbox with plenty of hay or padding. Also please tell me if you have ever seen yolk on a hen's rooster's beak. If yes, you make have an egg eater. Usually with the "eaters", you'll have a hole in it and this doen't have have this kind of appearance.it would be cracked egg shell unless by your walking by the "eater" was stopped

You might want to add free choice calcium, but the egg doesn't look thin or frail from what I see. Hope this helps!! Let me know if you have any questions.

ye, i admit i picked at this one, only a little bit though but the one yesterday looked exactly like like a peck but there was only one and she never got through to the yummy yolk so maybe soon shell get the message that only i can break eggs for them to eat.
 

Chicks on DL

Songster
8 Years
Feb 1, 2012
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West Coast, Florida.
I have a hen that is a little clumsy. She cracked her eggs several days in a row but it hasn't happened in awhile. When I started finding cracked eggs I checked for eggs more frequently hoping to get the eggs before she had a chance to step on them.
 

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