Rough shelled egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Brassmaster, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. Brassmaster

    Brassmaster Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 26, 2009
    Wayne County, Ohio
    We have been getting one egg a day for about a week now that is very rough on the outside. Almost like the full thickness of shell isn't getting deposited. Where it is less, it is rather thin. Any idea what is causing this? All the other eggs are fine.
  2. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    I used to get eggs like that occasionally from my Barred Rocks I had when I was a kid. Don't know what caused it though. Maybe something to do with the calcium in their diet?
  3. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    I get those as well. I just put out more oyster shell and sprinkle it in their food bin as well. It has lessened.

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