Soft and Yolk only

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dulcipher, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. dulcipher

    dulcipher In the Brooder

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    One of my chickens is laying either a no shell egg and now a soft one (see attached). I just recently integrated 2 new members into the flock, so I don't know if this is the cause or not, but it has me worried. I did the standard 20 day separation, etc. and pecking order seemed to work out fine, and they are now all sleeping in the same house. I did just all a probiotic to their water to see if it made a difference. Any cause for concern? The other 4 are laying just f IMG_3023.jpg ine.
     
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  2. BrindleFinch

    BrindleFinch Songster

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    How old are the new chickens? How old are the older chickens in the flock? What are you feeding them and are you offering any supplemental calcium?
     
  3. dulcipher

    dulcipher In the Brooder

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    They are all under 2 yrs, the youngest being 1. I am adding calcium via Oyster Shell. Is has been really hot here (90+) the last few weeks, but I would expect more than 1 to be experiencing the problem if that was the case.
     

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