Icky, smelly shell

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by emeraldgreen, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. emeraldgreen

    emeraldgreen Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,

    I have yet another question.....:rolleyes:

    I have seen my hen lay this twice, she strains a lot. She sometimes has shellless eggs just pop out, but it's likely that these ones happen more often than I know.....

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    The thing is, it has bits of blood on it and it smells....would I be right in guessing she is unwell, and this is not just due to diet?

    She is feed premium layer pellets, minimal treats and calcium tablets
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sorry you are having trouble. Yes, she may be unwell. Someone with more experience than I have hopefully will chime in, but here is a link of that may be helpful in making her more comfortable. Hope this helps.

    http://hencam.com/henblog/2015/08/a-laying-glitch/
     
  3. emeraldgreen

    emeraldgreen Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you that was a good read. Looks like it might be a bit of 'lash' :(

    She Seems otherwise fine
     

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