Two soft she'll eggs this week under roost bar

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by csaylorchickens, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. csaylorchickens

    csaylorchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2015
    My Coop
    My hens are just over a year old. They get layer crumble, meal worms(1 tablespoon each a day) and a handful of grapes a few times a week, and have oyster shell available. They have been egg pumping machines this spring! Faverolle breed normally doesn't lay an egg a day but these girls have for 3 weeks straight about 5 a week each. Finally seems to have slowed down but twice this week a hen has laid a soft she'll eggs and under the roost as well so she is dropping them at night? I wain't sure if I should be worried? What else can I do? Should I wait it out and see if it solves it's self?
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Shazam Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    There's not much you can do. Some causes of soft shelled eggs are stress, a glitch, being frightened, too much panting, a few diseases can cause them, and poor nutrition. So feed a good ration, have oyster shells always available, and keep stress down. That's about all you can do.

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