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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

    Jan 11, 2011
    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

    Aug 2, 2011
    Midway, GA
    Do you have a picture?
  3. ChickenMack

    ChickenMack Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2011
    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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