Do chickens leave skid marks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sparkway, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. Sparkway

    Sparkway Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When a hen lays first eggs does it leave a smear on feathers? Mine have a bit of a skid mark
     
  2. TheChips

    TheChips Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 3 Isa hens just started laying two weeks ago and the youngest (who just started laying) will sometimes have a skid mark on her bottom feathers. She layed one in front of me a while ago and some wetness came out with it. It was a soft egg, shes still working out the new change in her body.
     
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  3. Sparkway

    Sparkway Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I think that's what was on my light brahma and BR but solid eggs :)
     

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