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So my 3rd egg was laid today

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stone_family3, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bottom was cracked a bit, when I cracked the egg open I noticed blood in the membrane part. honestly it kinda turned me off to breakfast so I just seperated it and ate the yolk.

    Why would there be blood? how can I make her shell stronger? The egg she laid for me yesterday has a good solid shell on it, todays was thin [​IMG]

    I feed them layena (same as previous owner). They are in and out of the coop from dawn till dusk (same with previous owner). I've had her 2 1/2 days now.
     
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    To make the shells thicker buy thme some oyster shell or some layer pellets. The blood is just a new by thing, it will go away eventually.[​IMG]
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I thought Layena was designed for strong shells, guess I'll pick up some oyster shell tomorrow. The chicken is between 12 and 18 months old, when can I expect it to go away?
     
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  5. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you that was very helpful.
     

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