hen laying thin walled eggs any way to help

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by banjoejoe4783, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    my goldlaced cochen is laying thin walled eggs tha will not hach what can i do to fix ? i keep O SHELLS OUT FOR THEM AT ALL TIMES BUT STILL DONT FIX THE THIN EGGS any ideas ??? please help
     
  2. Boo-Boo's Mama

    Boo-Boo's Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had a pullet that began to have thin shelled eggs while she was eating Purina Layena plus had oyster shell available and received yogurt weekly. I began to feed her separate from the others and added oyster shell to a mash of alfalfa/yogurt and cooked blackeyed peas. It took nearly a week but her eggshells are no longer thin.

    Good luck. [​IMG]
     
  3. Kschut669

    Kschut669 New Egg

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    Give them a bowl of milk, cheese, yogurt, anything with calcium.
     
  4. bburn

    bburn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2010
    Delaware, Arkansas
    I have new girls who won't eat yogurt. I found out that turnip greens have 28% calcium...who knew? They will eat the greens.
     

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