we Found A Naked Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Woopdeedo, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. Woopdeedo

    Woopdeedo In the Brooder

    Mar 20, 2011
    Orem, Utah
    We have 7 chickens and 5 are now laying. This morning, one egg was found without a shell...membrane and insides, but no shell. They are eating a Purina brand laying crumble mix that has the calcium and grit all incorporated in the feed. Is this normal for the young layers or ones trying out the plumbing, or is this more serious?
  2. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Songster

    Oct 6, 2010
    I think pullets when they just start laying can tend to have eggs like that. I've had a few in some of my hens and they are weird! It's usually nothing to be worried about.
  3. bgelber

    bgelber Songster

    Jul 24, 2009
    Athens, al
    My first thought was when did they start laying with clothes on and where can I get me some of that breed. [​IMG]

    But seriously, they are just working out a glitch in their system. I get them and I really hate when it dries on the other "non-naked" eggs.

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