Chicken laying egg w/o shell...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redupthehill, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. redupthehill

    redupthehill New Egg

    Jan 6, 2010
    I've got one hen I've found that is laying just the egg w/o the shell! the other hen is laying fine; they get oyster shell, etc. the same hen has 'dirty' feathers from pooping on herself...any connection? what should I do?
  2. countrychics

    countrychics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 21, 2010
    south boston virginia
    [​IMG] maybe a lack of protein? the shell keeps her going to the potty???? so, maybe slack that up a bit. feed laying mash and when u cook eggs...bake or boil the shells, the hen won't recognize the shape and turn into an egg shell eater, and feed to the hens......hope you the best? never had this problem. [​IMG]

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