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Why does your chicken lay soft-shelled eggs

Why does your chicken lay soft-shelled eggs

Chickens
Have you ever wondered why your chickens sometimes lay eggs with a very soft shell? It seems crazy. But it is not as unusual as you may think. In fact, if you raise chickens, you will likely find a shelled egg in one of their nest boxes at some point. There are a variety of factors that affect the type of eggs our chickens produce. In this article, we'll help you understand the reason behind these unusual eggs and provide you with some tips so that you don't see them again. So how can an egg come out intact, if the shell is almost missing? Eggs usually come double-wrapped, first in a thin, protective membrane and then in a hard outer shell. If the outer shell is missing, the membrane is usually strong enough to hold the egg together. So when you find an egg that looks like it has ...