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Where's the shell?!

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

  1. rugbratmom

    rugbratmom Hatching

    Apr 9, 2016
    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.


  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    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

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Until/unless it becomes routine it's nothing to worry about - even seasoned layers can produce these now and then.

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