molting, soft egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hilatious, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. Hilatious

    Hilatious Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my hens layed an egg out in the open grass/run/yard. This is not something she has done before. The egg is soft. And she is molting. Could this be a sign of illness or the result of laying while molting?
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    It's probably because she's molting. I wouldn't worry about it.
     

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