Help...chicken eggs with no shell

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

  1. speediesmom

    speediesmom New Egg

    May 6, 2010
    Battle Ground
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 19, 2010
    Royse City
    Are they getting enough calcium?
  3. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    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

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
  5. speediesmom

    speediesmom New Egg

    May 6, 2010
    Battle Ground
    Calcuim will be added thanks everyone!
  6. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    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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