Soft shelled eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rapids, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. rapids

    rapids Just Hatched

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    Hi,
    Since I've put her on (Apple Cider Vinegar) she has stopped laying altogether ...that's 2 days in a row ??[​IMG]
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Probably just a coincidence. This is the time for molting - how old is your hen?

    And just to make sure, you didn't put the apple cider vinegar in a metal container, correct?
     
  3. Nutmeg101

    Nutmeg101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hadn't heard not to put it in metal. Can I ask why? What happens to it?
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  5. Nutmeg101

    Nutmeg101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is an acid and will react with the metal.  It is corrosive to the metal, leaches the toxins into the water and it produces hydrogen gas.
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    Thank you. :)
     
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  6. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed! :)
     
  7. rapids

    rapids Just Hatched

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    Hi,
    no its plastic ..she is a young hen & she just started[​IMG] laying again
     

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