soft shelled eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 4stakes, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. 4stakes

    4stakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our chickens have been laying a soft shelled egg about every day. We have 15 hens. They are fed Whole flock feed and have oyster shell and grit. Any ideas why they are doing this?

    Thanks, Kevin
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. 4stakes

    4stakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are 7 months old.
     
  4. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 7 months, how long have they been laying?

    Chris
     
  5. 4stakes

    4stakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Between middle of July to middle of Aug.
     

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