No eggs for months and now this funky thing!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lisasamsel, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. lisasamsel

    lisasamsel New Egg

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    Can anyone tell if this a "Lash Egg." And also any tips on how to get more calcium in my girls to make their egg shells stronger. [​IMG]
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a lash egg to me.

    As for the calcium, are you offering your hens any oystershell or crushed egg shell? And what feed are you feeding them? Most hens will do fine on a quality layer feed, but oystershell or finely ground baked egg shells can offer an extra calcium boost.
     
  3. lisasamsel

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    We are feeding them H&H SOY free AND NON GMO food. Plus scraps, scratch and mealworms lol I though they we're spoiled.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Can you cut that 'chunk' in half lengthwise and take another pic?
    Looks like a lash egg......which mean infection of the reproductive system.
    Might be treatable, might not.


    Which formulation?
     
  5. lisasamsel

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  6. lisasamsel

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    Layers
     
  7. lisasamsel

    lisasamsel New Egg

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    We have 5 chickens 4 are a year and a half old and 1 (who was the biggest egg layer) we got from the pound. The pound chicken we have had for a year also, with no issues. We think it's her laying the lash egg. The chickens are free roam on an acre of land. Coop is about 5'x5'. We are in Texas and it's been getting down to the 20's recently.
     
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