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Help...chicken eggs with no shell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by speediesmom, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. speediesmom

    speediesmom Hatching

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    I foung two eggs in one of the nesting boxes that had no shell. Otherwise the eggs were intact! no broken yolk or messed up in any way. I also noticed a cream membrane in the mess when I cleaned it up! All three of my girls are 5 months old and two started laying about a week and a half ago. Can my third be laying eggs with no shell?
     

  2. rrgrassi

    rrgrassi Chirping

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    Are they getting enough calcium?
     
  3. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Songster

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    Be sure to have out a tray of oyster shell for them at all times. A shell less egg can be common in pullets starting to lay. Give them a little time to get the hang of it.
     
  4. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

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    Quote:This.
     
  5. speediesmom

    speediesmom Hatching

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    Calcuim will be added thanks everyone!
     
  6. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    I have two laadies that just started laying and they've layed smalls, double yolkers, and a soft shelled like yours. After the soft shelled eggs, they went back to smalls. I added calcium, and all is well. Now if I could just get the other 14 to lay, that would be great.
     

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