Help! Banty laying soft shelled eggs!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MainelySeramas, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. MainelySeramas

    MainelySeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
    I have this Banty hen that will one day lay a hard shelled egg, then she'll become ill looking and the next day she lays a soft shelled egg. She is on the same feed as my other laying hens and they have no problems! Any suggestions would really help!
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

    Aug 5, 2008
    We had a young girl do that but it finally subsided. It could be as simple as a hickup in the system or the need for extra calcium. I know that there are more experienced people here than myself but I would do a search on this site to find out more.
  3. rockabilly7

    rockabilly7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    Florida panhandle
    get some more calcium into her because I can almost gaurantee thats what it is. Do you use oyster shell??? There is a thread or very big post in egglaying and behavior that should help you also. Dont worry it will be okay!!! [​IMG]

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