Weird looking eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by laverne34, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. laverne34

    laverne34 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm wondering what's going on with my Easter Egger....she had been laying normal eggs up to 2 months ago when she started her molt. Then she was laying eggs without a shell. Just yesterday she layed a weird shaped egg and now today another. I'm giving my hens yogurt along with layer pellets everyday and they have free access to oyster shell. My other hens don't have a problem. Can someone shed some light on this for me??

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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Two possibilities:

    One - A common Easter Egger problem, as a lot of hatcheries have old EE stock which creates for defective EE's. Mine has crooked toes, and originally had perfectly good eggs for months, now she only lays once a month, and lays enormous eggs that have rough, thin shells - or she just lays a nasty goop of an egg.

    Two - Just getting back into the cycle. They should get better over time. My girls occasionally lay oddly shaped or wrinkle-tipped eggs like that.
     
  3. laverne34

    laverne34 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for you input...guess I'll just wait and see what happens. Yes, her eggs do have a very thin shell right now...hope this improves. She was one of my best layers till 2 months ago.
     
  4. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    I get these from time to time...sounds like you are doing everything right....
     

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