First egg was soft

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DaDaRoo, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. DaDaRoo

    DaDaRoo In the Brooder

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    My production reds gave me my first egg today but it was soft and had busted. Is this normal, should I be worried, how can I fix this? I just switched them to Layena feed.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    When pullets start laying their first eggs you may get soft eggs, small eggs, shell less eggs, "fart" eggs (really, really small eggs) and anything in-between. This may continue for awhile while they sort out their reproductive systems and get the hang of this egg laying business [​IMG]
     
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