Persisent Soft Shell Eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by aitchbe, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. aitchbe

    aitchbe Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my girls has been consistently laying soft shell eggs. Not sure which one. i do mix oyster shell in with feed. i checked posts and it seems soft shell eggs aren't a sign of illness, but one post said it was ok as long as it doesn't continue. if this happens all the time, is it an indicator of a problem? or just that perhaps she is eating scratch but not enough feed mixed with oyster shell?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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  3. noobiechickenlady

    noobiechickenlady Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say calcium deficient. Most posts that I've read say to give them oyster shell or their own eggshells dried & ground up a bit. My 3 week old pullets luuuuuv eggshells.
    /Should read posts before replying...
     
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2009

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