Help! Our hen is laying eggs in two seperate peices, shell/yolk!!! advice please!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by justincredible, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. justincredible

    justincredible New Egg

    Jun 6, 2012
    Our hen is not laying eggs in the normal fashion. Yesterday we pulled, (she relaxed for us to help) a strange egg colored pod about the length of my pinky finger from her butt. Today it look irratated & yolk was dripping from the anus region.... then she tried to lay, and we found her about to eat her own shell-less egg.....Help!!!
    This is todays example: the flesh colored pod is on the left-side (egg-shell? she typically lays brown eggs).
    If you have any knowledge to p***
    along, please don't hesitate!!!
    -jess gill-

  2. Bumping this post so it appears at the top of the forum again. Good luck And welcome to BYC!
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  3. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    Your hens needs extra calcium. I feed mine crushed eggs shells dried out. You can also let her have some cottage cheese. I have one hen who needs more calcium than what is in her feed.
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