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Lunar looking egg

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

  1. Leecie

    Leecie Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had chickens lay soft shelled eggs, but has anyone had a chicken lay an egg that is bumpy with crater looking blobs? Is this also a sign of calcium deficiencies?
     
  2. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a picture?
     
  3. ChickenMack

    ChickenMack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes my chickens will sometimes lay mis-shapened eggs and I have another one who lays either with a tissue paper shell or none at all. I have read that you don't want to hatch these eggs, I haven't tried, but otherwise, they are fine. Although I think they must be a bugger for the hens.

    Also, all of these weird eggs came from hatchery Rhode Island Reds, not my heritage ones and none of my BO's do either.
     

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