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Fishy smelling eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lanaschix, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. lanaschix

    lanaschix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2014
    This is in a white egg laying Polish chicken. It just began laying about 5 weeks ago. I have two Polish from the same breeder. Only one has stinky eggs. I am aware of the genetic issue with brown egg layers. Was not aware it could happen in white layers. She seems very active, healthy and her vent looks good.
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Smells in eggs like that is usually from the diet, either she's eating something in the yard or there's something in your feed that's affecting her.
  3. lanaschix

    lanaschix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2014
    It is kind of strange that she is the only chicken like that. They all eat the same thing.she has a sibling that looks identical to her and it's from the same clutch and she doesn't have stinky eggs. It's just weird.
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Maybe she processes some component (or doesn't) of the feed differently? Maybe try switching feed and see if that makes any difference.


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