Hen layed a wrinkled egg... whats up with that?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Miss Sebright, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. Miss Sebright

    Miss Sebright Little Hen.....Big Attitude!

    Apr 3, 2009
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    This is the second time. It has a hard shell. We cracked open the first one and it was perfectly normal inside. Her name is Mouse, she's a BR, and is acting normal. Should I be worried? I'll post pics soon.
     
  2. Miss Sebright

    Miss Sebright Little Hen.....Big Attitude!

    Apr 3, 2009
    In a nutshell
    Anyone?
     
  3. rigagirl

    rigagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i get them sometimes, think someone on here once said something about calcium. seems like its not a big deal.
     
  4. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a flaw that happens sometimes. Sometimes the chickens system is out of wack or she is missing the correct amount of calcium in her diet.

    Make sure she gets a good quality later pellet. Lots of fresh water and 24/7 access to crushed oyster shell.

    Hopefully you will see a difference.[​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    In two years I've only had one of those from a White Rock.
     
  6. Miss Sebright

    Miss Sebright Little Hen.....Big Attitude!

    Apr 3, 2009
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    Thanks!
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Wrinkled eggs usually have nothing to do with calcium. It can be the way her body made the shell, it can mean she's had a bout with infectious bronchitis, etc. Sometimes, it's just a glitch.
     
  8. strawberryfields

    strawberryfields Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you SpeckledHen. I have had these too, from time to time.
     

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