Eggs with no shells

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Joan YB, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. Joan YB

    Joan YB In the Brooder

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    We have eggs being layed with no shells? What is wrong?
     
  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Hi, welcome to BYC! :frow

    Most often shell-less egg are a hiccup of the reproductive system getting itself in order. Usually very young layers just coming on line. Or ladies that are entering or exiting their lay cycle from molting type thing.

    Where are you finding them? How old are your gals? What do you feed including treats and supplements? :pop
     
  3. redsix

    redsix Chirping

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    It is more common when chickens first start laying. I assume that you have a supply of crushed oyster shells or other calcium source for them? I sometimes mix some crushed oyster shells with their feed.
     

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