Irregular egg and pecked

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nerd0geekboyz, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. nerd0geekboyz

    nerd0geekboyz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 15, 2011
    My Ameraucana (as it was sold as) has slowed down egg production which is expected.

    However, the last three eggs have had this mark on it and she also pecked it (no eaten). I have read that the hens will peck at eggs they feel are not strong enough.

    Anyhow, this irregular egg has me a bit concerned as her last three eggs were weak or had this deformation.

    Anyone have this experience with the deformed egg?

  2. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    I know that deformed eggs are normal. Sometimes I get them. Although, I don't know the answer to the question! Hope you get your answer! :)
  3. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    do the shells seem thin? It's possible that she has a nutritional deficiency

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