eggs that are deformed and look like double yokers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueseal, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2008
    i have some hens i got 3 weeks ago and a few of them lay big deformed eggs they only have one small yolk inside and they look like double or triple yokers some are weird shaped. also i was told that they just turned a year old when i got them. they are a sexlink cross rhode island red . someone also told me that hens lay these weird eggs when they are getting to old to lay . is that true. im wondering if i got a bunch of old birds. havent got many eggs from them maybe 4out of the 10 are laying and its been 3 weeks. i feed them layer mash 16%. feeders full 24/7 right now getting 5-9 eggs a day from 24 laying hens i have. before i got the new 10, 1 year old birds i was getting a dozen eggs a day from my 15, original flock of 16 month old layers.

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