Shell-less Egg Laid on Patio

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by GRB73, May 25, 2017.

  1. GRB73

    GRB73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went outside yesterday to find my Amercauna (14 months old) laid a yolk and egg whites on the patio. No shell. She was just going about her business and then there was egg on the patio! She is acting healthy, active, eating/drinking normally and hanging out with the other hens. She laid a normal egg the day before.

    Can someone tell me why this happens?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Silkie nerd

    Silkie nerd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not really know but one time one of my chickens laid a squishy egg and Berber laid another one and is still pretty heathy.
     
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls I'll be back after the new year. Premium Member Project Manager

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    What do you feed them?
    It could be she is not getting enough calcium.
    Do you offer oyster shells on the side, not mixed in with the feed?

    It could just be a glitch....It does happen sometimes.
     
  4. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Chicken Obsessed

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    You should check out this article: @Common egg quality problems
    It might answer your question. Good luck!
     
  5. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls I'll be back after the new year. Premium Member Project Manager

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  6. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes, I was, thank you!
     
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