New Layer

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dfchaser, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. dfchaser

    dfchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 25, 2008
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    Well I think one of my young hens has finally started laying. There was an egg that kind of looked like a jelly bean with a hard white tail. The shell was really thin. I tried to get a picture but my camera died, so this afternoon I can take pictures of this interesting egg.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Those are very common for new layers. I had a couple thin shelled ones before they started coming out right! CONGRATS!
     
  3. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Be sure to put out oyster shell or give her extra calcium [​IMG]
     
  4. eggzettera

    eggzettera Chillin' With My Peeps

    Have you switched her over to layer feed?
     
  5. dfchaser

    dfchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is on layer feed, has calcium and grit all the time, once a week they all get fresh oatmeal mixed with milk. The egg actually deflated today, i guess it was only egg shaped because it was frozen!
     
  6. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Hmm, then I have no idea. Mabye as she lays more they will become normal =/
     

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