Hen laying rubbery eggs

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by NancyinAlaska, May 25, 2010.

  1. NancyinAlaska

    NancyinAlaska Songster

    Dec 26, 2009
    Willow Alaska
    I have 3 hens, 2 blue slate and a wild, one tom. They lay out by the fence, forget about fake eggs in the coop to tempt them to lay where they are "SUPPOSED"to, it didn't work. For 2 days now, somebody has been laying an eggs that the shell is like rubber. I don't know who's doing it, but............... I feed them very well, and they always have access to oyster shell, and they get egg shells too. The other eggs are so hard that they are diffucult to crack for breakfast. What am I doing wrong?? THANKS for the help, in advance!!


  2. longranger

    longranger Songster

    Apr 23, 2009
    laguna hills CA
    Some hens lay a couple of rubber eggs now and then for no apparent reason but it is most likely when a hen first starts laying or after a long break. The eggs will likely return to normal.
  3. mbnewby

    mbnewby Songster

    May 14, 2010
    its the sun cuased by solar flares or even Solar eclipsei I rember one solar eclispe we had here the chickens either layed really small eggs or rubber eggs or now eggs at all my dad said it had some thing to do with the candle light hours from the sun that the birds got for that day rap your brain around that one

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