shelless egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stretchy4u2, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. stretchy4u2

    stretchy4u2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I found on the floor of my coop a shell less egg. it wasn't broken. What went wrong?
    I have a mommy with her 9 chicks on the floor and 3 roosters and 3 other hens sleeping above in there boxes.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sometimes they just lay shell less eggs, make sure you have oyster shells available at all times, other causes are heat and stress, and starting laying or quitting for the season, it isn't anything to worry about unless it happens a lot.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  4. stretchy4u2

    stretchy4u2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, you put my mind at ease.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    My Coop
    How old are the layers?
    Softies are more common with birds just staring to lay.
    3 rooster and 4 hens could be causing some stress(to say the least).
    Are they sleeping in the nests?
     
  6. stretchy4u2

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