Soft shelled eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HenPecked_bychildren, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. HenPecked_bychildren

    HenPecked_bychildren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feb 24, 2010
    SW Florida
    We have a dud. She has been laying ONLY soft shelled eggs for weeks now. The other girls are laying normal eggs, so it's not a matter of lack of calcium.

    What are some causes of this? Is our only option to cull her? She is about a year old and so sweet, we hate to cull her....but she is messing up the nest box every day. [​IMG]
     
  2. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

    May 26, 2009
    Bucks County, PA
    She, as an individual, may need additional calcium and protien... you could try feeding her off on her own a couple times a day with extra calcium added to her food. See what happens. No need to cull if it is something easily fixed.
     

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