Strange egg

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sschicken, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. sschicken

    sschicken New Egg

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    I have Bantums right now which I love and are so friendly but I found an egg with a rubber like shell, what's that mean?
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Sometimes chickens just do that. I have gotten eggs like that before as well. It doesn't really mean anything, its just an egg without a shell. :)

    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. Have your bantams recently started laying? If so that is very common.
    If they are older then it can indicate stress or dietary deficiency.

    Wish ya the best.
     
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  6. sschicken

    sschicken New Egg

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    Yes they have just started laying in the last 2-3 weeks. Just freaked me out lol
    Absolutely adore my lil girls
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with the above posts. Good luck to you!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I agree. :)
     
  9. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    Welcome from KY! [​IMG] It does happen occasionally for no apparent reason, but make sure they have free-choice oyster shell available so that they get enough calcium to make the shell. [​IMG]
     
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  10. sschicken

    sschicken New Egg

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    Thanks definitely Is hen scratch better for meat birds rather than layers
     

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