shell-less egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by anniebethj, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. anniebethj

    anniebethj Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, my girls have their choice of recycled eggs shells every time we eat eggs-almost daily, and oyster shell free choice. But I still have one chicken that lays eggs with no shell. There is a full size egg, with membrane around it, but no shell. What is going on with her and how do I fix it?
     
  2. chick007

    chick007 secretagent chickenman

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    you do not say how old she is or how long she has been laying. young pullets generally have to warm up their plumbing before it all works correctly. wish i had a egg to call my own, its been a cold snowy dark winter here. still wating on my 19 week barred rocks to lay. all the signs, no egg yet.
     
  3. 2hot2chicken

    2hot2chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hav silkie doing the same. I thought it was a faze and she woiuld outgrow it but shes a lil over a year now and still doin it!
    Probly not what you want to hear but Id like to know if its possible to fix to. I have oster shells free choice as well.
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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