Egg Softspot???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Backyard Bantam, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Backyard Bantam

    Backyard Bantam In the Brooder

    Hey guys, I bought a buff standard cochin (hen and rooster) at a show 2 weeks ago. The first egg she laid for me was fine, it is in my incubator now. But the last two eggs that she laid for me there was a softspot about the size of a dime right in the middle of the egg. The embreo didn't break, only the shell did. The whole egg wasn't like that, only one spot about the size of a dime, the rest of the egg was fairly hard.
     
  2. Backyard Bantam

    Backyard Bantam In the Brooder

    She is about 6 months old btw
     
  3. bock

    bock Songster

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    I have had eggs where about 1/2 of the shell was like you described. Have you tried giving her oyster shell? That was the solution for me. [​IMG]
     
  4. Backyard Bantam

    Backyard Bantam In the Brooder

    Yeah, am giving here oyster shell with her food, but I think that she is so young, her eggs aren't at her best of ofcourse! I will continue with the eggshells!
     

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