Does anyone have any information on how to help young peahens strengthen their egg shells? My 22-month old just started laying a little over a month ago. She laid two perfect eggs, then there was a period of a couple of weeks with nothing. Two weeks ago, she dropped a completely soft-shelled egg and then there was additional yolk coming out on its own. Two days ago, Butter started acting funny. Her wings were drooping and she was trying to lay, but nothing was coming out. Finally yesterday, my husband and I brought her in (she put up no fuss being picked up which is so not like her) and I applied some olive oil and tried to find the egg. I was unsuccessful in locating it. Once we put her back on the ground, the olive oil helped her expel a yolk with albumen around it...but no shell. She was still not relieved and continued to have drooping wings, look listless, sit in the middle of the yard on the ground with her eyes closed, and not eat. Today we brought her back in and applied more olive oil. I felt around and found what I think was a collapsed soft shell inside, but when I began to remove it, she indicated pain. I let it go because I felt that it was still attached. We let her insides soak in the olive oil and prayed that the rest of the egg would expel itself. It still hasn't, but she is eating a little and drinking a lot of water. Does anyone know how to get a peahen to eat oyster shells, which I have out for my chickens OR how to get some additional calcium into her diet? Has anyone else had this problem? Her sister, who was 9 days older, died a couple of weeks ago, maybe from an impacted egg. This is serious. I don't want to lose this one. Thanks!