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wrinkled egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickensRPZ, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. chickensRPZ

    chickensRPZ Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 29, 2008
    My family has had chickens for a year or two.
    We have never come across this so-called "wrinkled egg"
    It is very weird looking.
    I have done some research on the web and heard it is caused by a lack of calcium.
    Alrite. So how do i provide my chickens with calcium??

    someone please help!

  2. ChickenSquat

    ChickenSquat Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 30, 2007
    Social Circle,Ga
    feed crushed oyster shell and or egg shell to them. i also heard that you can crush up some rolaids in there food.
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    Hi and Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    We give our girls egg shells for extra calcium. I wash them in warm water then put them in the oven and bake them for a bit (to kill bacteria), then crush them up beyond recognition and make sure that it's available at all times. That way the girls can eat them when their bodies let them know they need the extra calcium. Works like a charm!

    Hope this helps!

  4. chickensRPZ

    chickensRPZ Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 29, 2008
    thanks for the advice!!!

    we'll start crushing eggs tomorow!!


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