Sexlink lays thin eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by playswithfowl, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

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    My Golden sex-link started laying very thin egg shells, as soon as she lays them they break. Last year she layed perfect beautiful brown eggs. These eggs are very light cream colored with lots of speckles. She has free-choice of oyster shell, is fed layer feed with 16% protein, and gets to range about our yard almost everyday. What do you think the problem could be?
    --AJ
     
  2. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    age She is going bad. Time to replace her.
     
  3. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    I have 14 of them that are laying and one lays an egg like that. Always has a brown spot on the wide end. The others lay thick shelled eggs.

    Will be curious to hear what people have to say about this.
     
  4. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

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    Really she is going into her second year of laying, didn't know they burned out that fast. She also lays a brown on the pointy end.
     
  5. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    Mine's not even a year old and she came in the same batch with all the others. Don't think age is the reason.
     

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