flat sided egg with weak spot?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by unclejohn, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. unclejohn

    unclejohn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my chickens for a few weeks now has been laying eggs that are sort of flat on one side and that flat side has a weak spot that very often is partially broken by the time i pick it out of the coop.

    what is wrong?
     
  2. jonalisa

    jonalisa Codswallop!

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    Is your chicken on layer feed or are you offering oyster shell?
     
  3. unclejohn

    unclejohn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is layer feed
     
  4. micheleak

    micheleak Out Of The Brooder

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    Any updates on this thread? I have a Langshan who lays oval eggs and I've recently noticed they sometimes have a weak spot. Sometimes they are just soft/weak and sometimes the egg is cracked or broken when I collect the eggs.

    My girls are on layer crumble and they have open access to oyster shell. I also give them old oatmeal, cheese, yogurt, milk, and dried mealworms as treats.
     

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