yolks break easily

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Robert1959, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Robert1959

    Robert1959 Out Of The Brooder

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    We are experiencing yolks that went from almost can't break ..to breaks easily when the shell is broken ? I have heard its a outside heat problem [?] In have oyster shell out for them but they seem to ignore it they are total free range , but are given layer pellets and vitamin water several times a week . also once in a while a yolk will be milky totally stumped on these things
     
  2. Dingleberry

    Dingleberry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might try their own egg shells chushed insted of oyster shell. just rince out the egg shell, put them in an oven to dry out (about a 400 degree preheat) and crush them all up small for them. Mine eat this over Oyster shell.
     

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