weird egg

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by leonphelps, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,

    My hens just started laying. This morning when I let them out to free range, about an hour later I noticed a weird egg.

    Is this a freak, a dietary issue or anything else?

    My birds did have a stressfull day yesterday, they saw one of my silkies get eaten by a hawk then I put them on lockdown for a few hours during the day.


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  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see the pic for whatever reason, but with my flocks it's normal for the young first time layers to lay odd/abnormal shaped, sized and shelled eggs for a while until their egg developing egg production "plumbing" gets all in sync and starts producing normal eggs. As I mentioned before, it's a good idea to have them on a layer feed with free choice to oyster shell...
     
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2011
  3. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bought the layered feed today. thanks.
     
  4. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    back to lying regular eggs after the hawk scare.
     

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