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Shell-less egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TTHardegree, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. TTHardegree

    TTHardegree New Egg

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    I have a brown leghorn that has been laying beautiful eggs for about 3 weeks. She laid a normal egg earlier today, but this evening, she squatted (outside the coop) and laid a shell-less egg. I am learning as I go, any help with an explanation and/or remedy for this will be appreciated
     
  2. Phionex Man

    Phionex Man Out Of The Brooder

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    um.. Most likely there was a "mix up or a problem" in the egg system witch means maybe no egg for at least 1-2 days :/
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    New laying hens will sometimes lay "weird eggs" .. not to worry, their systems are just now getting into gear. Here's a page with good info on the subject for you to look at:

    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/search?q=egg+oddities
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