eggs without shells

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Krayfish57, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. Krayfish57

    Krayfish57 Out Of The Brooder

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    Today when I was gathering eggs I found one under a tree in the enclosed section of our yard. Next to the egg was another egg that just had a membrane and no shell. How does this happen and what (if anything) can I do about it? [​IMG]
     
  2. hotrodflash

    hotrodflash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give them oyster shell and crush up the egg shells and feed them back to them. Sometimes there is a hiccup in the plumbing. Usually nothing to worry about. [​IMG]
     
  3. Krayfish57

    Krayfish57 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a small dish filled with a combo of oyster shell and grit in their coop. Maybe I should start adding it back to their feed again. I was told their would be less waste if I fed it separately.
     
  4. hotrodflash

    hotrodflash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Continue to feed it separately, they will eat it when they need it. Sometimes it is just a hiccup, I have a pullet that laid no shelled eggs for a week and then they became regular and she has not had one since.
     

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