Shell-less egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bhapimama, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. Bhapimama

    Bhapimama Songster

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    My girls are 2 years old (today actually! Happy Birthday Ladies!) There are four of them and all but one (my Gold-lace Wyandotte, "Pox") are laying.
    Today I was working in the yard and Pox came out of the henhouse singing the egg song so I went to check and there was egg yolk all over the eggs that were in there and no broken shells at all..... We had a couple shell-less eggs when they first started laying at 20 weeks, but other than that, no probs.
     
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  2. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Do you offer oyster shell to them?
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Maybe Pox decided to get with the program....so the softie could be a start up glitch.
    Was there any membrane? (they night have eaten it)
    Might want to take a look at Pox's backside, she might need a bath.
     
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  4. Bhapimama

    Bhapimama Songster

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    A "start up glitch".... I like that :) I think there was a little membrane. When I was washing the other eggs there was something stuck on one that could have been that. Pox has a pretty fluffy backside and doesn't care to be handled much at all so I just tried to peek at it. It looked the way it always does.
     
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