egg without shell?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rskellenger54, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. rskellenger54

    rskellenger54 Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't find the info on this....I know I've seen it before.....I have 6 RIReds, not quite a year old and they've been laying regulary....today I found a perfectly intack egg without a shell, outside of the nest in the coop....is there a link or info I need to know about? thanks for any advice or input....
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    It's called a soft shelled egg. It's just a fluke in the plumbing and nothing to worry about unless it is happening on a regular basis.

    Good luck.
     
  3. mrkpero

    mrkpero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed I tend to get these more often with new layers and again with older layers. Never caused a problem. Just a fluke, like CMV said.
     
  4. rskellenger54

    rskellenger54 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much....love my girls and worry about everything! They seemed fine and have no idea which one it was....just glad it's not a biggie!
     

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