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Soft shell eggs?????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by todtrac, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. todtrac

    todtrac Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a little silkie starting to lay but they have all been soft shelled. She has laid probably 6 or so eggs but they all have been only a shell which is soft. The first one had yolk but the others have nothing in them. What shall I do?

    Any suggestions?

    Todtrac
     
  2. chickenwoman45

    chickenwoman45 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wait until they have hard shells.
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    You can feed oyster shell on the side, it gives your pullets the extra calcium they need to produce hard shells. It works great.
     
  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2, they will eat it when they need it...
     

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