Calcium tumors on shell. (picture)

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  1. rachaelakers

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    Does anyone know what these little calcium tumors are? and why they appear on the shells? I have one hen who has been laying them recently.
     
  2. Ridgerunner

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    I didnt realize they didnt post! Sorry!
     
  4. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    Some of my hens eggs have them on, i dont really know what they are. I still eat the eggs though and the hens are all still happy and healthy :)
     
  5. hey are just calcium deposits. They just happen. No problem there [​IMG]
     
  6. rachaelakers

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    Thanks guys. I figured I was giving them too much oyster shell. So I cut that back and the issue resolved.
     
  7. just give the oyster shell free-choice. They won't take more than they need
     

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