Got a soft one today...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jenesis536, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls have been laying a few weeks now... all perfect and in the nest boxes. Today I went out and my BA was all fluffed up and walking funny, and all of a sudden she laid an egg right in front of me. It was smaller than the others, and felt like a water balloon.

    Should I be concerned?

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  2. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Sounds like she's a new layer who just hasn't gotten the kinks all worked out yet. I say this because she seemed to not know she was about to lay an egg (so new layer) and because it was soft, which happened a lot when mine first started laying. As long as she's acting normal now, not still fluffed up and acting odd, I wouldn't worry about it at all. [​IMG]
     
  3. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's acting fine, but today I went out and there was another soft one in the next box. They are on layer and have oyster shells available at all times... I mix egg shell into treats... Just weird that everything was fine for a few weeks and now this.
     
  4. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    1 of my pullets was laying soft eggs and double yolkers for the 1st month she's laying fine now I wouldn't worry.
     

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