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Chicken laid 3 eggs today?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Allysha1990, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Allysha1990

    Allysha1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I was just wondering if it is possible my hen laid 3 eggs today? I found 3 soft shelled eggs in my coop today and only 1 hen is laying. I know hens are only supposed to lay 1 every 25 hours, but I was wondering if perhaps she laid all 3 because they were all soft shelled (and frozen solid).
    There was 1 in her usual nesting box, but 2 on a box, 1 on top of the other.
     
  2. Allysha1990

    Allysha1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I should mention the one in the nesting box was a partially solid shell, but obviously hadn't finished hardening up. I checked her vent and it seems fine, although she didn't like it very much![​IMG]
     
  3. UNCLEG

    UNCLEG Out Of The Brooder

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    It happens sometimes, no real big deal. Had an EE do the same thing, when she was real young.
     
  4. Allysha1990

    Allysha1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good good, I figured it was because I just added crushed oyster shell to their diet
     

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