rough and a white residue on 1 chickens egg ? Picture inclosed.. what is it

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ShirleyB, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. ShirleyB

    ShirleyB Hatching

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Looks like some calcium deposits on the egg shell. Sometimes, hens deposit too much calcium on the egg shell, or something else happens that causes them to do it. Its nothing to worry about; a lot of my chickens naturally have calcium deposits on their egg shells reguarly.
     
  3. nab58

    nab58 Songster

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    calcium

    Is she a new layer? I had one like that when my pullets started laying a few months back.
     
  4. ShirleyB

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    No.. she is a little over a year old, a Barred Rock. This just started about a month ago. Up until then her eggs were fine. Now every egg she lays is like this.
     

  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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