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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chickmamas, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. Chickmamas

    Chickmamas Hatching

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    hello! I'm new to BYC. I have had my chickens for a year now and today I got 2 large eggs that are rough and bumpy. All the other eggs are the usual. What causes this?
     

  2. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    [​IMG]Welocme to BYC!!! It is an aweosme forum (the BEST in the world) and has a great comminity!!! Hope you have a great time and learn A LOT!
     
  3. Chickmamas

    Chickmamas Hatching

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    Oh thank you very much ChickyChickens! I'm excited to learn so much from here!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    you may want to check out "Chicken behaviors and egglaying," in the Raising Backyard chickens forum. Unless they continue to lay rough, bumpy eggs, it's just a glitch, especially in chickens new to laying or old ones about to finish up.

    Welcome to the flock.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good morning and welcome to BYC!

    x2 on @sumi 's advice to check out the egg article. I've referred to it myself several times and found it to be helpful.

    Nice to have you join us!
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     

  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our "flock".

    The bumps may be calcium deposits, sometimes caused by too much calcium. Alternatively, it can be normal for some hens, so I wouldn't worry too much.[​IMG]
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] So glad you joined us.

    Consider posting a pic of the "bumpy eggs" under chicken behavior & egg laying for more input.

    I have one hatchery BR who lays eggs with what looks and feels like calcium deposits, she is healthy, diet is same as every one else…likely just a genetic thing.
     

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