Orpington pullet egg issues

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mstricer, Aug 23, 2019.

  1. mstricer

    mstricer Crowing

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    I have an orpington that just started laying. Her first was while on roost, second I watched but in the evening, she went to a nest. It was soft shell. Will this continue? I added oyster shell in food. I've never had this issue.
     
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  2. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    It's possible a new layer issue ... What are you feeding? It's been said to put the Oyster Shell in a separate dish and free feed.
     
  3. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Crossing the Road

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    I don't think you need to worry too much. It's pretty common for new layers to give you all sorts of weird eggs for a while until they get all the kinks worked out. Keep offering the oyster shell, and you should start getting normal eggs in a few weeks :)
     
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