two hens laying rubber eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Fluffychicky, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. Fluffychicky

    Fluffychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my two youngest hens have only laid rubber eggs I provide greens, oyster shell and recently layer feed, they've done this for about a week while my other two hens who are a few weeks older lay thick shelled eggs. Is it because they are young and it's been cold? Will this be fixed when they get older? I cant keep two hens who lay eggs I can't eat this is frustrating!
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    A few is not unusual....but if all they are laying is rubber eggs there may be a major malfunction.

    I'd give it another week.

    What breeds?
    Lots of coop and run room to reduce stress?
     
  3. Fluffychicky

    Fluffychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they do have plenty of room and sometimes even get let out to free range I got maybe one non rubber egg from one of them they are both cuckoo marans and just a little over 6 months
     

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