white speckles all over my eggs?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickmagnet9, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. Chickmagnet9

    Chickmagnet9 Songster

    Nov 16, 2011
    Good morning!

    My hens eggs have been perfect and steady but now they are steady and some are speckled. They look like someone sprayed them with that snow in a can stuff. It feels sort of etched. I don't know what chicken/chickens either. I only know its one of my newer girls who are all brown and white so go figure. Is this a sickness? Are they safe? Is it from the But-Al I recently started last weekend? Please help.


  2. bucky52

    bucky52 Songster

    Apr 26, 2011
    i was wondering the same thing.i have brown egg layers and have noticed dark rough speckles on mine.
  3. BurdBrain

    BurdBrain In the Brooder

    Sep 22, 2011
    Quote:When you say that it's one of your 'newer' girls, do you mean she's new to laying? If that's what you mean, then this is normal and there's nothing really to worry about. They're just calcium deposits and she will eventually grow out of it.
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2011
  4. clairabean

    clairabean Songster

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    I agree. If they look like they are cemented on the shell it is a calcium issue. It happens, don't worry about it.[​IMG]

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