hen laying eggs to soon?

mickbear

In the Brooder
10 Years
Apr 21, 2009
17
0
22
milner
i have 2 RIR hens that have been laying just fine for 6 months,now one has started droping her eggs at various places around the yard and they are not developed completely the shells are very thin.what could be the cause of this?

thanks

mick
 

mickbear

In the Brooder
10 Years
Apr 21, 2009
17
0
22
milner
i'm just using a layer type of feed,should i add some oyster shell?if so where do i get it and how much should i use?

thanks

mick
 

JMPE

Songster
10 Years
Aug 1, 2009
177
1
144
Western Wisconsin
You should be able to get oyster shell at your local feed store. Some mix it in with the food, but I just have a dish available. The girls know when they need it.
 

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