thin or no shell on my hens eggs

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  1. roddyrooage2

    roddyrooage2 New Egg

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    I am hoping someone can explain why my silkie hen who is two and a half and is laying eggs without shells or very thin shelled eggs, she is given layer pellets and oyster shell and never had a problem before, until this past month.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. EasterEggers25

    EasterEggers25 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had the same exact problem it is a lack of calcium. What you can do is you can get her some oyster shells and in about a week her eggs will be back to normal. It is best until she has normal eggs to stop putting the layer pellets in her pen. I hope this works.
     
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  4. roddyrooage2

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    thank you , I will
     

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