Rough egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ksmama97, Oct 1, 2007.

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    How long has she been laying and how old is she? Are the calcium deposits that big / as bad as the egg in the picture?

    It could be a feed issue / not getting enough or the right balance of vitamins and calcium. What are they currently being fed?
     
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    She has been laying about 1-2 weeks. The deposits aren't as bad as that picture. But they are all over the egg, not just here and there.
    She is eating some organic laying feed we got from the farmer we get our raw milk from and were getting our eggs from. Also the ladies get scraps from the kitchen and are free-ranging in the back yard.
     
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    Update:

    My DH suggested that we be sure we were giving fresh water in the coop and this morning the "rough" egg was much improved. Still a big rough, but not as bad.

    I think I may have solved the problem. [​IMG] (Ok, DH solved it, but don't tell him that. He'll get a big head. [​IMG] )
     

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