egg shell with no egg?

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

  1. mindymom

    mindymom New Egg

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    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

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    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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