Egg Without a Shell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MontanaChickenLady, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. MontanaChickenLady

    MontanaChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 3 year old Black Austrolorp that has recently started laying eggs without a shell. She's always been a dandy egg layer. I have no idea why this is happening and what, if anything I can do. She is getting layer feed with oyster shells mixed in. She seems to be fine otherwise and is getting along as usual with my flock. If you have any idea what is causing this, I would appreciate some insight. Thanks!!!
     
    Last edited: Aug 28, 2016
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    It can happen as a hen ages.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    ...and she may be getting ready to molt.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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