Eggs with no shell and no yolk

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by darkwing96, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. darkwing96

    darkwing96 Just Hatched

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    My ducks started laying on the 17th of this month. Their eggs are usually beautiful, we've had 8 so far. Last night, both of my girls laid eggs but one of them was really tiny and had no shell or yolk. I'm giving free choice oyster shells 24/7 along with their regular food and romaine lettuce for treats. I have no idea what could be causing this.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Might not be anything to worry about sometimes they can just get a glitch in the system and it works itself out.. If it was to keep happening then I'd be concerned. You might want to pick up some calcium citrate capsules and have on hand just in case. you can open a 250mg and add to the drinking water it can help @darkwing96
     
  3. darkwing96

    darkwing96 Just Hatched

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    I actually broke the sack and it had two yolks.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    That's really weired but kinda cool...just watch your cholesterol! (That's a joke)
     
  7. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    Yeah... When ducks just start laying they'll usually have a "glitch egg", like a very small egg, or an egg with a soft shell, stuff like that. But, after a glitch egg or two they should start laying fine. If you keep getting them after awhile, then you should worry.
     
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