First egg shell less!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pauleberly, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. pauleberly

    pauleberly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok first time egg layer. She is 14.5 weeks old sexlinks. She Layed a shell less egg. I put out free choice oyster shell today.

    One problem is I do not have them on layer food. She is the only one laying, so I was worried she might not be getting all the calcium she needs.

    Should I switch foods, or keep them on grower/finisher? Is a shell less egg normal?

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    I broke the egg when I picked it up, otherwise it was all there
     
  2. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG]Many first eggs have anomalies. She just needs to fine tune her craft.
    Keep the oyster shell out free choice and she will improve with time.
    I had some odd eggs from last year but it only lasted a couple of weeks.
    After that, I had the prettiest little pullet eggs you ever did see!
    Best wishes!
     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2016
  3. pauleberly

    pauleberly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok good. Hopefully she will lay a perfect tomorrow or Saturday! Thanks for the reassurance
     

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