soft eggs

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by babychicks7, Aug 27, 2016.

  1. babychicks7

    babychicks7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we have 3 reds 2 girls and a tom our girls have pretty much stopped laying i did find a couple of soft eggs on the ground in there coop and the girls feathers are looking pretty rough is this caused by molting?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    If they are older than a year they will begin to molt this time of year. Hens will stop laying and occasionally lay soft eggs as the system is shutting down.
     
  3. babychicks7

    babychicks7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they were a year in april so that could explain it ..thank you very much!
     

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