Where's the shell?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rugbratmom, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. rugbratmom

    rugbratmom New Egg

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    Mt 2 year old wyandotte has been a pretty consistent layer. One pretty little egg every other morning. But this afternoon she plopped a surprise in the nest. A smaller than normal rubbery egg. She seems healthy and has had no recent changes in diet. I am hoping that this egg was just a fluke. Is there anything I should keep an eye out for? Crossing my fingers for a nice hard egg on Friday.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Just happens sometimes, stress or loud disturbances can cause it too, they lay the egg before it's ready.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Until/unless it becomes routine it's nothing to worry about - even seasoned layers can produce these now and then.
     

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