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Egg with no shell.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hegatha, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my hens just started laying her eggs she layed her first two durning the night from the roost and they only had a thick film on them. I offer oyster shells all the time. Is there anything else I should give?
     
  2. Engteacher

    Engteacher Poultry, Poetry, and Prose

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    No, this is normal for a brand new layer. The first eggs can be strange that way. Give her a bit of time and the eggs will come just the way you'd expect.
     
  3. LottieDa

    LottieDa Out Of The Brooder

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    My first 3 layers had all kinds of weird eggs in the beginning. We saw eggs with no shells, eggs with 2 yolks, and one egg with a shell so hard my husband had to break it for me. But they all settled down and eventually produced wonderful perfect eggs.
     
  4. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats good to know this is the first one thats done that lol. The rest are all doing good.
     

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