Calcium deposits

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by richard972, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. richard972

    richard972 In the Brooder

    May 13, 2016
    So my easter egger (little over a year old) has been laying eggs with a good amount of calcium deposits this spring. There has been no change in feed (use general purpose with no calcium) or available oyster shells. No signs of illness/stress. Other layers are doing fine. So maybe a defective shell gland? Any advice/input? Oh no goodies in spring and summer except on rare occasions.
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Her laying system might be a little defective, but I wouldn't worry much about this, especially since she is acting normal. Extra calcium deposits are better than weak shells, soft-shelled eggs, or internal laying. I would just keep an eye on her.

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