no egg shells

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by a4boysmom, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. a4boysmom

    a4boysmom New Egg

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    We have 8 hens, 2 of which are Golden Buffs. They lay huge eggs, but recently are laying with little or no shell just membrane and insides. all the other hens are laying fine.
     
  2. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you give them oyster shell and grit? Do they free range? What brand of food do you give them?
     
  3. wowmanacat

    wowmanacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had some soft shell eggs the other day and I think it might of had something to do with the late night thunderstorms that we had here later Thursday early Friday morning for it was Saturday that I got the soft shelled eggs.
     
  4. a4boysmom

    a4boysmom New Egg

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    Yes, we feed them oyster shells. The food is Purina Layena and yes they are free range. Any ideas?
     
  5. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, well... PURINA?! [​IMG] It's super expensive! We have something called Smallholder in the UK, its very good, it have omega 3 in, cut up grass, the works! I never get soft shells [​IMG]. Do you always get soft shells?
     

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