Slight ridges in shell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by heiditam, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. heiditam

    heiditam Chirping

    Aug 8, 2014
    A few of my girls lay eggs with slight vertical ridges. You can barely feel them and only see them in good light. I got one today that is more obvious so i snapped a pic. This seems to happen after cold snaps, so I pondered if lack of water causes this(I break the ice up often but freezing water does limit them more). There has been some stress due to noise(clearing a wood pile near coop). These girls are from mcmurray, lay daily, and no one is sick. Should I be worried or is this a common egg issue on occasion? Any advice?


  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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