Chicken lays eggs through the night

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickenlady575, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. Chickenlady575

    Chickenlady575 New Egg

    Mar 24, 2015
    NEED HELP!!!
    My hen who is probably about 2, keeps laying eggs through the night whilst she is roosting. I go out almost every morning and find a cracked egg on the platform below where she sleeps. The egg shells are very soft and break easily, so im thinking its cause she isn't getting enough calcium. Has anyone ever had this happen to them, and what is the best source of calcium??
    Thank you
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

    Mar 3, 2015
    Oyster shells (crunched up) from your local feed store is a good source of calcium.

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