Soft egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Veredon, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. Veredon

    Veredon New Egg

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    Hi all, I'm relatively new to chicken keeping after acquiring my Ancona bantams last summer. This last week some of my girls have started laying again, and this morning I found this soft egg, it has a skin but no hard shell around it! Is this cause for concern? My pullets are last years hatch and are not old, they get a quality layers pellet, oyster shell, mixed corn ( as an afternoon treat) and fresh greens daily. Any feedback would be welcome... Here's a picture of the egg....
    Thank you, Russell
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It's actually pretty normal for a few shell-less eggs to happen when a hen starts back up production after a molt.
     
  3. Veredon

    Veredon New Egg

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    Thanks for putting my mind at rest [​IMG]
     
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