Egg laid today has a chalky coating over the shell???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Penske, Aug 9, 2008.

  1. Penske

    Penske Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maran pullet (17 weeks) laid an egg today with a chalky coating.
    What is that? It was dry. Shell color underneath was beautiful.

    Any ideas?

    Lisa
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Possibly it's what's called the "bloom "? My girls haven't started laying yet, so I'm not positive.
     

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