rubbery soft egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by knc512, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. knc512

    knc512 Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone ever seen and eggshell that was almost a rubbery, latex texture I am going to head out today for some oyster shell
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2010
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Yes, I have. Sounds like you are taking the appropriate action already!
     
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Quote:[​IMG] Very common in new layers, but even the tried and true hens put out a glitch egg from time to time...yolk only, the rubbery ones you mentioned, or the paper thin shelled ones.
     
  4. knc512

    knc512 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the reply! I was hoping that was the issue. i always thought that the layer formula was enough for calcium.
     

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