Should I be concerned?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bamdiedrich, Aug 11, 2016.

  1. bamdiedrich

    bamdiedrich New Egg

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    [​IMG] and in this yellow mess was a very soft egg.
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC.

    How old is she?
    What type of food/treats do you feed?
    Any signs of respiratory illness -coughing sneezing, runny nose/eyes?
    Do you offer oyster shell free choice?
    Any signs of lice/mites?

    It could be due to a nutritional deficiency, lack of calcium and vitamins E, B12 and D as well as phosphorous and selenium or illness/disease. If she is an older hen, it could be signs of internal laying/reproductive disorder like Peritonitis, Salpingitis, tumors or cancer.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/common-egg-quality-problems
     

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