Unusual egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KGangl, Oct 11, 2016.

  1. KGangl

    KGangl Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone!

    My 5 month old Pekin just started laying yesterday morning. The first egg was cracked, but looked otherwise healthy. Today she laid another one, but I also found this. It looks like a small soft shell egg. Is this normal?[​IMG]
     
  2. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is normal for young hens to lay some odd eggs when they first start out. However, you should make sure she is getting enough calcium. If you aren't already, offer oyster shell free choice so she can take as much as she needs.
     
  3. KGangl

    KGangl Just Hatched

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    Great! I was worried there was something wrong! Yes, we just got some oyster shell and am offering it with her pellets. She has laid two days in a row now at the same time, so I am interested in seeing if this will be a daily thing now!! Thanks for the feedback!!
     

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