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where your first eggs thin/soft

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueheaven, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. blueheaven

    blueheaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just got 2 first eggs.
    both were very very thin.

    what else can i feed them besides oyster shell to harden the shells?
     
  2. jennybensmom

    jennybensmom Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my pullets laid 2 soft shelled eggs. Her next egg was huge but the shell was normal -- a double yolker. She lays irregularly, but the shells are hard. I understand that this is normal for first eggs and that the body normalizes as it becomes use to egg production.

    Congratulations on your first eggs! [​IMG]
     
  3. blueheaven

    blueheaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks...i am sooooo excited.
    made my day!
     

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