Strange egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by thunderbird, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. thunderbird

    thunderbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got this very strange, rubbery squishy egg from one of my older chickens. First time I've gotten one like this. Is it just a strange occurance or could it be a sickness or something.
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is your hen ? Do feed her any calcium/ oyster shells ?
     
  3. thunderbird

    thunderbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just under 3 years. I stopped giving them oyster shells a while ago but I should probably start doing that again
     
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  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    I am seeing more thin-shelled eggs in a few of my older hens, which apparently can be common. Mine get layer feed plus crushed oystershell when they want it. They will always take finely crushed egg shells when I throw them out.
     
  5. thunderbird

    thunderbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First off you have a fantastic name. I'll try the eggshell thing and see if they'll like them better than oyesterday shells
     

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