Egg has squishy spot

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  1. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    So I was cleaning my eggs today and when I picked up one of the eggs laid by my Amber-Link hen to dry it off and I accidentally cracked it because it had squishy spot. I squeezed the egg a little in different areas and the rest was pretty solid. It just had one softer spot on it. My hens have laid eggs with no she'll or a softer shell but not like the one today.

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    Last edited: Jan 3, 2017
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Where did she lay the egg? Did the nest have any hard spots? Looks like she might have laid it and it cracked on impact.

    Is she getting enough calcium?
     
  3. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    I cracked the egg when I was drying it off. I have pine shavings in the nest and I feed my whole flock 18% feather fixer.
     
  4. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a normal crack on an egg,
    From a hen pecking at it or just hitting off something.
    If dosnt have anything to do with the hen.
    Goodluck.
    Fionn.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Just a thin spot, it happens.
    That egg looks like it might have cracked in process then continued to calcify.
    She may have been startled during the shelling process.
     
  6. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok thanks
     

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