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Calcium Deposits?? I think?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by babychickfarmer, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. babychickfarmer

    babychickfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Only one of my hens are laying eggs with the calcium deposits on it. (the little pimple looking things.) What causes that?? Is there any way I can get rid of it??
     
  2. babychickfarmer

    babychickfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Come on I see everyone looking Can u please helpme at all?
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Mine have that too, sometimes. Usually, they are lavender colored, LOL. I have no idea why exactly they are on there nor what you could do about it. It really isnt a problem, I guess. Sorry I dont really know how you could stop it. Must just be the way they form the shells sometimes.
    *** I did find this statement for you:


    Some eggs have a rough pimply appearance. The pimples (calcium deposits) are distortions to the shell. Infection is not responsible because pimpling also occurs in disease-free flocks. The defect may be partly hereditary
     
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2007
  4. Jezebelle

    Jezebelle Out Of The Brooder

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    "Some eggs have a rough pimply appearance. The pimples (calcium deposits) are distortions to the shell. Infection is not responsible because pimpling also occurs in disease-free flocks. The defect may be partly hereditary."

    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PS020





    excess calcium in the body causing those deposites?[​IMG] what are you feeding her? how old is she and what kind of chicken is she?
     
  5. babychickfarmer

    babychickfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:She is americauna she's a year old and she's getting a mix of cracked corn, wheat, layer pellets and free choice oyster shell.
     

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