Malformed egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tammymerc, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. tammymerc

    tammymerc New Egg

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    My chicken is laying a very large brown egg however, the top have is usually soft and translucent. We have chicken feed, layers mash, oyster shell, crushed blue stone and tons of fresh veggies from my garden. They are also allowed to free range. Have no idea if this egg is safe to eat or why it isn't forming properly. Also have introduced new chickens in July to establish flock with rooster, and have not had much of any egg production since. Please HELP!
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I"ve not heard of this problem before. [​IMG] Lets see if this will bring you some answers. [​IMG]
     
  3. Dowie

    Dowie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you're doing everything you can. [​IMG] What a mystery! Have you tried grinding up some egg shell and feeding it to her in some oatmeal? That works for my old hen.
     
  4. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    Maybe some more protein, add some BOSS ( black oil sunflower seed ) hope that helps.
     
  5. LT

    LT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Interesting? Can the chickens shell them, or do they eat the shell too?
     

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