Help! My girls laid eggs early

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by sophiechick411, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. sophiechick411

    sophiechick411 In the Brooder

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    We are new chicken owners and we were told that our 6 hens were not suppose to lay eggs until 22 weeks. Well this would be mid September for them. Cleaning out the coop this morning a found three small eggs. Two were cracked already and one was untouched.
    My question is, Is this good or bad that its so early? My eggs were light pink/ white and very small. Will they get bigger if I start changing their food with the ostrich shell? Any info will help us. Thank you
     
  2. ChickenAndMore

    ChickenAndMore Songster

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    They should be fine.Their eggs will slowly start to get bigger as the hens lay more eggs.They only need oyster shells tor calcium.I would just start feeding them a layer feed.
     
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