Laying eggs without shell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by eebee, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. eebee

    eebee Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two white leghorns that were laying normal beautiful eggs and now all of a sudden they're laying eggs without shells not sure what to do please help
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs I Wanna Be A Cowboy Premium Member

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    Soft eggs can be caused by low calcium, stress, heat, and beginning the laying cycle and when it winds down, make sure to keep a bowl of oyster shells available at all times and try to keep any stress down, it's not that unusual for a hen to lay a few each season.
     
  3. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    ^^^ Ditto Old Hen covered it. Be mindful of table scraps or other feeds that might deplete calcium levels.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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