new layer

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by goodeggs, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. goodeggs

    goodeggs Hatching

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    a few days ago one of my chickens started
    laying her first eggs but when she lays them
    they werent fully developted the shell was
    nearly see though and the shell is soft .[​IMG]
     

  2. math ace

    math ace Crowing

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    This is normal for the first egg or two. Make sure you have crushed oyster shell available for your hen to eat all she want. This added calcium is needed for egg layers. . . .
     

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