Problem with Welsummer Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tel7, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. tel7

    tel7 Hatching

    Dec 12, 2012
    Hi Everyone...this is my first post. I have a healthy flock of about 15 chickens of various breeds: RIR, Ameracauna, Red Star, Marans, Wyandaottes. I have one Welsummer (she's really pretty). Just two our of the flock are not laying currently and of rest that are laying I've never had any problems with the eggs. We give them plenty of calcium back with crushed up eggs and oyster shell. Our shells are usually pretty hard, in fact. However, although the Welsummer lays regularly, it is very rare for her eggs to survive the nesting box. She lays soft eggs. Any ideas? Thanks!
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2012

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