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Fragile, bumpy chicken eggs

I couldn't diagnose the cause of this problem itself, but I would offer some insight. I don't think it would be possible to reliably diagnose this over the Internet, without physical examination ...
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What should I do with fertile eggs if I don't want chicks?

You can dispose of the eggs immediately, but the female might lay replacement eggs. That can be unhealthful for the female, since egg-laying drains calcium and can even weaken bones. To prevent her ...
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Fragile, bumpy chicken eggs

I also have a chicken as a pet, but she is an Easter egg chicken. For a while, her eggs were similar to yours in the picture, so I moved her playground cage to a grassier place with more bugs/worms ...
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Can eggs surgically removed from a pregnant platy fish still hatch?

My research suggests that it could be possible, but the prognosis depends on how soon have the eggs been removed from the platy fish after it died. Platies are fish from the genus Xiphophorus of the ...
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Hedgehogs eating the egg shells

Avian (bird) eggshells are almost entirely composed of calcium carbonate, which is non-toxic and serves as a great source of mineral calcium. If you were to buy calcium supplements in pharmacy, they ...
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Hedgehogs eating the egg shells

Almost all animals will eat eggshells if they have a chance and it is not dangerous in any way. An eggshell contains two layers; the outer layer consists of calcium and other minerals, the inner layer ...
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Are these fish eggs..and if so what should I do with them?

Those are snail eggs. I had a snail lay eggs at the top of my tank once too. If you leave them alone they will eventually hatch into dozens of tiny snails.
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Best way to interrupt a cockatiel's brooding

I did not receive an answer here, so I wanted to post my own experiences. A couple of days later the bird became less aggressive, came out of the nest box more often, and stayed out for longer. When ...
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Mystery Snail laid eggs in a terrible location-, hatchling health help

The eggs need to stay in a very humid environment to hatch. I had several batches hatch when deposited on the glass above the water line with a good glass top. If there is more than a tiny ( 2% ?) ...
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Snails eggs accident

Since I love snails, I will try to write an answer. Did you mean common land snails? It's said that Each brood may consist of up to 100 eggs. Garden snails bury their eggs in shallow topsoil ...
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Are these fish eggs..and if so what should I do with them?

Likely "mystery " snail. If so, they must be in a very humid atmosphere but not submerged to develop; Like above the surface of an aquarium with close fitting top.
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Why is my Female Red Ear Slider laying eggs, and how do I stop it?

Short answer: you could not stop it. You could be happy that your turtle not died because she was eggbound! Long answer you will find in this pets.SE question: Red eared slider laying eggs into the ...
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How can I make my duck lay in the box

In my experience domestic ducks are not good mothers. I suspect this is because there tends to be a lot of egg incubator use in domestic duck breeding. Darwin does not weed out the poor mothers so, ...
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How can I make my duck lay in the box

You could try purchasing some fake ceramic eggs and put them in the nest box, which may encourage her to lay there. I've never had ducks mixed with chickens, but this is what I did for my chickens.
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Red eared slider laying eggs into the water

Female turtles can lay eggs without seen a male turtle ever (but without a little turtle in it). If they have produced eggs and can not lay them, they become ill and can die (see "eggbound" for more ...
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Female turtle unexpectedly laid eggs, what do I do now?

If you do not wish to have some hatchings on your hands then do not allow them to incubate by keeping them cold. If you found the animal in the wild then it may well of laid fertile eggs. If you wish ...
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