clumpy/sandy deposits on eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mclevinson, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. mclevinson

    mclevinson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    Gilbert AZ
    One of my new EE layers lays eggs that have clumpy deposits on them. Some are a bit sandy and can be partially rubbed off. Anybody know what this is? Looks like eggshell material, if that helps.
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    It is eggshell. It's just extra calcium deposits. Nothing to worry about.
     
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are feeding oyster/egg shell, you can decrease it, sounds like your eggs are good and hard!
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  4. mclevinson

    mclevinson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    Gilbert AZ
    CMV & FarmerCheff: Thanks! I thought that was it but was obsessing anyway.
     

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