pimplely egg shells

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jc mac, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. jc mac

    jc mac Out Of The Brooder

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    it has been in the 90s for over a week in upstate ny, and 1 of my 2 sex links is laying an egg that has alot of hard pimples on the shell, I'm hoping its just heat stress, any suggestions?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicks are a-hatching Premium Member

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    It could be stress, usually they are from too much calcium or older birds. I used to see them more when I fed layer ration, now on an all flock with oyster shells free choice I haven't seen any this season. I don't believe there's anything to worry about and it can come and go.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I have a bird that consistently lays pimply eggs....calcium deposits.
    Just a funky shell gland, otherwise egg is fine.
     

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