What is with these eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sn0wwhite, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. sn0wwhite

    sn0wwhite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE was laying these blue-ish eggs and they've started becoming speckled and kind of bumpy. All the other chicken's eggs are fine. Is something wrong with her?[​IMG]
     
  2. jeds chickens

    jeds chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I think the bumps are from a calcium overdose. I don't think there is a problem.
     
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  3. sn0wwhite

    sn0wwhite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if it was calcium. I don't add any oyster shells or anything, but they all have sturdy shells.
     
  4. Crysta

    Crysta Out Of The Brooder

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    I've read that stress from weather can cause speckles in egg color, for instance if it is too cold (which you might experiencing) the pigment may distribute unevenly.
     
  5. sn0wwhite

    sn0wwhite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah! Interesting because I AM in Minnesota.
     

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