No shell

Discussion in 'Quail' started by troseblad, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. troseblad

    troseblad Out Of The Brooder

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    Some neighbors were throwing out an 3' x 7' chicken coop on casters. It was covered all in tin with a small door on one side. I replaced one side with hardware cloth covered doors and got 20 new coturnix. Yesterday one laid an egg without a shell (it was whole in the membrane). Does this mean calcium deficiency? Any advice?
     
  2. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes it just happens, if it keeps happening add some crushed oyster shell.
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Its Just A Freak Thing That Happens Every Once In A Great While... Nothing To Worry About
     

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