egg shell with no egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mindymom, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. mindymom

    mindymom New Egg

    Mar 30, 2015
    This afternoon I was cleaning out the nesting box in my backyard coop. When I opened the main door to the coop something strange fell out. It was kind of like a paper-thin eggshell, with nothing inside of it, slightly crumpled like it had been shut in a book. I did lose a chicken last week - I thought she was egg-bound, but now I'm wondering if she had an egg break inside of her? Anyone ever have anything like this?
  2. Frankie Ruiz

    Frankie Ruiz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 19, 2013
    Long Island, New York
    Calcium deficiency or it could happen to new layers as well. Feed some oyster shell and your eggs will be back to normal

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