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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by terrilhb, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Hello to everyone. I am new to this. We have our first chickens ever. I am so enjoying them. They just started laying eggs. But 3 times now I have found eggs on the ground without a shell. Does anyone know what I can do about this? Thanks. Appreciate any help.[​IMG]
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC. I recommend you add crushed oyster shell to their diet.
  3. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Thank you. I will do it. I have 2 Rhode Island Red Roosters 11 Rhode Island Hens and 1 Bantam rooster
  4. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps


    Make sure they have access to oyster shells and grit
  5. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
    My Coop
    [​IMG] And adding oyster shell well definately help with the shell-less egg problem... [​IMG]
  6. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2010
  7. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from Mn! I find I have to keep refreshing the oyster shell as they seem to pick a size they like and won't eat the rest. [​IMG]
  8. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    [​IMG] from Northern ontario Canada.
  9. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    From Georgia. Thanks for all the welcomes. I have 13 rhode island reds and 1 bantam rosecomb. I also have 2 goats, 4 dogs and 3 cats. I never knew that chickens were so much fun. I still have so much to learn but i will
  10. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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