Weird egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LuLuchickens, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. LuLuchickens

    LuLuchickens Hatching

    Mar 6, 2016
    I just got 4 buff orpingtons chickens one week ago.2 of them are around 2 yrs old and the other 2 I think this is there first laying season. The previous owner said they were all laying. I'm only getting 1-2 eggs a day and have found a shell less egg twice. Why is this happening .
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2016

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    I'd say that firstly the stress of moving can depress egg production. If you are feeding them layers feed and optional oyster shell (even if not the latter, it should be fine) then I am honestly not sure. Its not impossible that maybe one of the chickens is new to laying and soft shell eggs are not uncommon. It may help if you can state how old they are, how many you have also. Other members will undoubtedly be along soon to provide more advice.

    All the best

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