soft egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by minichicks05, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. minichicks05

    minichicks05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my pullet started laying 3 days ago and yesterday had a squish/soft egg shell does anyone know why that is. It was really disgusting and she has not had a egg to day so far do you think she is still learning thanks any help would be great[​IMG]
     
  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    It's not that uncommon for pullets to lay a shelless egg or two when they first start laying. However, make sure she is getting enough calcium. Provide free choice Oyster shells, and layer feed. You can also crush up egg shells, and feed those to her also.
     
  3. minichicks05

    minichicks05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    omg so I got a egg today that had a strong nice shell I guess she was just taking a break for a day. Hopefully no more of those soft eggs. [​IMG]
     

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