Weird egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JNLVD, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. JNLVD

    JNLVD Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 5, 2016

    Hey guys went in the coop today and found this weird super soft looking egg. Don't know what it is. I have 6 barred rock chickens and get 5-6 eggs a day but never had this any explanation????
  2. birdmanmax

    birdmanmax Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2016
    Central Michigan
    Usually these soft shell eggs occur when a young hen starts to lay eggs. But if all your hens have been laying eggs and you sure of that it could be a calcium deficiency. If so just through cracked oyster shells and/or ground egg shell in there food.
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2017
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC!
    How old are your birds?
    What and how exactly are you feeding?

    It could just be a glitch, funky eggs happen, as long as it's not all the time there's nothing to worry about.

    Offering oyster shell, and chicken egg shells, can help with calcium needs.....
    .....but do not mix it into feed, put it in a separate container always available to those who need more.

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