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When hens lay eggs without shell
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What should be done if hens continue to lay eggs without shells?
The calcium in the feed ration does not go directly into the egg shell but is deposited in the hen’s bones.
It’s from the bones, therefore, that the hens get the amount of calcium they need to build their egg shells.
Therefore, when the presence of an extremely thin and brittle shell, or even the lack of a shell, lasts for more than a week, it is not due to the diet itself, but to physiological dysfunction or disease.