catnmick

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by catnmick, May 23, 2012.

  1. catnmick

    catnmick Hatching

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    hi all, new to chook keeping in sunny kent uk, we have two legbrs 7 months old and two rescue battery hens, legbars are laying great but one of the resue chicks is being picked on a little and is laying wrinkly soft shelled eggs, done the usual,oyster shell grit
    and everything else, any ideas? regards henpecked mick/lol
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!
    Stress apparently causes them to lay eggs like those. I get them occasionally... And my hens live in a pasture with more greens than they can ever eat. So it's not a food related problem. Give her lots of attention and cuddles.
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    dawg53 Humble

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    weimarmama Crowing

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  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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