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Soft Egg Shells

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by david-1682, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. david-1682

    david-1682 Hatching

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    The eggs my chickens lay have very soft shells. Does anybody know why?
     
  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member 8 Years

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    If their new layers it could just be their body trying to get things right. If not it sounds like their lacking calcium in their diet. What are you feeding them?? If it's not a layer feed you need to offer some free choice oyster shells and they will eventually get things right!

    Good Luck,
    Missi
     
  3. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Songster

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    I've posted a reply under your other listing.'Ready to lay an egg'

    sandie
     

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