UGLY CRACKED EGGS!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenman101, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Songster

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    i have a hen who has been laying oddly shaped eggs the past few weeks, they also have tiny little cracks in them. there'not cracked open but just have almost like spiderweb cracks. about a week ago she layed a soft shell egg. she acts fine and eats and drinks good. does anyone know what could cause this?? any help is appreciated!! thanks
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    I had that happening too... I am certain is was a calcium deficency.. I went to feed store and got oyster shell two days later they were all solid again..
     
  3. chickenman101

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    well thats the thing they all get plenty of oyster shells i even gave her a little more when this started happening but it hasnt helped
     
  4. chickenman101

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    any other suggestions?
     
  5. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
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    Give it a few and I'm sure someone will come around...
     
  6. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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    thanks
     

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