Is it ok for my black sex link to lay a sticky shell egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by itstartedwith2, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. itstartedwith2

    itstartedwith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2015
    Bancroft NE
    Hi my black sex link is 1 1/2 year old and has been laying an egg that has a sticky shell. I'm wondering if this is ok or if it's signs of something major? Any advice would be greatly appreciated
    Thank you!
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2017
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Spring Dreaming Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    What exactly do you mean by sticky? Freshly laid eggs can be tacky but dry smooth.

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