Is that calcium deposit?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by benwantegg, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. benwantegg

    benwantegg Out Of The Brooder

    I looked around in BYC but just wanted to make sure...

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    Are they lacking of something?

    Thank you all!
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks more like excess bloom. It appears to be on top of the pigment which is deposited after the calcium shell is formed.
     
  3. benwantegg

    benwantegg Out Of The Brooder

    This is the 25th egg that my flock layed so far, how come its the first one that have bloom on?

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  4. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all have bloom on. This is the first one that the pullet put to much on. Things like that happen, more often with pullets just starting out.
     
  5. benwantegg

    benwantegg Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you for your answers!
     

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