Broken yolks????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fishbone033, Sep 28, 2016.

  1. fishbone033

    fishbone033 Out Of The Brooder

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    From time to time my yolks are already broken in she'll???? Why is this????? And it's not one egg sometimes it's 3 out of 4 eggs [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]makes me mad when I like my eggs over medium and I refuse to waste the egg
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Is this the feed you are using....could you explain it further as asked in this thread:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1127502/grower-finisher#post_17402001
     
  3. fishbone033

    fishbone033 Out Of The Brooder

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    I mix in a cement mixer 100 pounds at a time I'm gonna say 85% of their feed is straight 16% layer base feed... I mix in small amounts of oats , wild bird seed, scratch, hi omega, 44% poultry protein, oyster shells, calcium chloride lime mix , organic wormer , crushed corn ...... That's bout it but the ratio of supplements to food is very low... I jus add enough to keep them pecking through the feeder keeps them busy
     
  4. Owlfarmer

    Owlfarmer Just Hatched

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    I had this happen for a few weeks this summer. It was so gross. At least 4 out of a dozen were broken and watery when opened. One clue was that I had recently switched to Payback feed. The problem stopped when I switched back to Purina Layena.
     

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