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no shell!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MattMansChickens, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my 4-5 month old layers laid a egg with no shell! they dont have a calcium source yet, just a few eggshells, but why is this?
     
  2. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They need calcium to be able to make hard shells...
     
  3. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, i feed them some eggshels, and am getting a solid supply of oyster shells ASAP
     
  4. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    It's just a "hiccup" in her egg laying cycle. Unless it happens all the time, I wouldn't worry about it.

    Deb
     

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