Egg deformities, what dose it mean?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FeatherBee, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. FeatherBee

    FeatherBee Out Of The Brooder

    Hello, I have 2 out of my 4 Light Sussex Hens laying strange eggs. ONe looks like it have been scratched before it was fully formed, the other is a long egg that is banded by a bulge and has little round ball like shell deposits on them.
    Dose anyone know what it means and what to do?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

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  3. FeatherBee

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    Oh, hello. The hens are about 4 years old and have been laying for about 2 and a half years. This season they have been laying for 3 weeks and had not been like this, I have noticed that they are a little pale in comparison.
    Thank you for you advice, I realy appreciate it [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    You are most welcome :highfive:

    As your hens are a little older this could also be a cause of your funky eggs. Just as with new layers not having a fully working egg machine older hens machines can decline with age and cause odd eggs.
     
  5. FeatherBee

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    Oh, ok, thank you so much,
    Is there anything I should be doing to help them?
     

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