wrinkled eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cindy65, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. cindy65

    cindy65 Out Of The Brooder

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    At least two of my eight hens have recently started laying wrinkled eggs. The shells are not soft, just wrinkled. Any thoughts on it. Also, I threw some egg shells out in to the pen today and they went crazy over them. Could they be lacking something in their diet??
     
  2. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SOunds like they need calcium..... you feed oyster shells?
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    They could be. You could try to have some free choice oyster shells for them but if their new layers they will go through that phase while their little bodies try to get things right!!

    Missi
     
  4. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Search for "infectious bronchitis" and look for pictures of the eggs laid by chicken exposed to IB.

    Good luck.

    Mary
     

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