bad eggs.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chic4me12, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. chic4me12

    chic4me12 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi its sheila cheers with a quick question! what would cause my hens to lay odd shaped thin eggs or the shells.?
    thank you [​IMG]
     
  2. jecombs

    jecombs Out Of The Brooder

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    Lack of calcium. Are they eating layer feed? You might want to provide some oyster shell free-choice to assure they are getting enough calcium.
     
  3. chic4me12

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    thankyou, for the advice soo much, ill get someright away.[​IMG]nice talking to you, jecombs.
     
  4. chic4me12

    chic4me12 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi do you might know where to buy this certain oyster grit.?
     
  5. kreagerm

    kreagerm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get mine at the local feed stores, like Tractor Supply Co. 50# bag for about $9
     
  6. chic4me12

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    thank you so much, kreagerm. for your help. how meany xchickens you have? ive got 3 grown chickens, and 6 2months old.
     
  7. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Old hens often lay large thin eggs also.
     
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