dropping egg without shell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by connie001, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. connie001

    connie001 Chirping

    Apr 30, 2011
    Superior WI
    I have six chickens that have been laying inconsistently for about a month. This I figured was probably normal since they just started laying around the beginning of June or so. The last five mornings I have been happy to receive six eggs for six chickens. My grandaughter and I were just out checking the girls out and one of the hens was acting like she was going to poop, but low and behold out came a shell-less egg. She just stood there while the rest had supper then she just went on her merry way. What the heck? I do not know of anything that stressed her.
    She had to have layed this morning so why did this egg come so soon? What do you think? [​IMG]

  2. bambi

    bambi Songster

    Apr 7, 2010
    This is normal for hens who just start laying. I know I had a few soft shell eggs, rubber eggs when my hens started laying.

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