Has anyone ever experienced this, and if you have is there anything I can do to help her?

This is my house chicken Tipsy. She started laying about 3-4 weeks ago. At first she was only laying soft shell eggs. So I upped her calcium intake, and she started laying perfect little hard shelled eggs. For the past two weeks she has been laying one regular egg, and then one soft shell in the same day. Today however, she layed one regular egg and TWO soft shell eggs. I’m really starting to worry about her. I know this can’t be good for her.

Has anyone ever experienced this, and if you have is there anything I can do to help her
Has anyone ever experienced this, and if you have is there anything I can do to help her

For all the sceptics that are going to tell me that it’s impossible because chickens can only lay every 23-26 hours or whatever, it is very much possible. I know this because I watched her lay every single one of them! The girl is not shy! Most of her eggs are dropped right in front of us ????.

So, hopefully someone can help bc Google is not, and I’m seriously going to lose sleep over this.

Oh, and also, she lays all hours of the day. Her last egg was laid at midnight. This chicken is confusing the hell out of me. ????‍♀️

I should also add I’ve been raising chickens for 3 years, but this is first house chicken.

Please leave a comment below, and let me know what you think!

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Guy Wolf
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Guy Wolf

It’s possible because she is a house chicken and gets more light than those outside

Alicia R McGuire
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Alicia R McGuire

She’s subjected to too much light so her laying cycle is thrown off. Put her in a dark room at about 6 pm.

Cat Perroux
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Cat Perroux

Too much light. Light is what governs the laying schedule. She needs to go to “bed” (a dark room or a covered kennel) around sunset. This time of year our girls are going to roost around 7. It may be different where you are. You’ll have to let her out around sunrise, so that she’ll get on to a regular laying schedule. It should change in the winter, where she goes to bed earlier and wakes up later. That will give her the natural break from laying she needs.

Kris Rath
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Kris Rath

Mine have to have at least 1 who lays 2 a day every other day cause i get more eggs than i have hens. Never had a soft 1 and they r all outside not inside

Hope Morrow
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Hope Morrow

Add some vitamin d to her water. If she stays inside, she won’t be making it herself and she needs it to use the calcium.

Tina Marie
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Tina Marie

She still get new to the whole egg laying thing. Just feed her laying mix and leave calcium on the side for her to take as she needs

Johnny Grant
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Johnny Grant

It happens with most of our new layers – either soft shells, double yolks, odd shapes, fairy eggs, etc.. and then normalizes after a few months.