Chicken acting weird.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 830ttime, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. 830ttime

    830ttime Just Hatched

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    New Hampshire Red (Ruby). Pretty slow and sometimes still this evening. Standing with butt up a lot. Egg bound? She has laid one egg but none others that I know of. Laid 4 or 5 days ago. [​IMG]
     
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    830ttime Just Hatched

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    Ruby just answered my question. Soft shell egg. [​IMG]
     
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    830ttime Just Hatched

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    And then laid another soft shell 15 minutes later.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    They can act very strange when a softie is coming down the pike....it kinda cracks me up, after I got over freaking out that she was sick.
    Not unusual for a new layer to have thin/softshelled eggs at first...even multiples.
    Can take up to a month or so for things to smooth out.
     

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