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  1. Listening to you podcast, i heard you mention a child xylophone for the chickens. I wish to mention that those who decide to use one make sure that it is painted with a lead free paint. Surely dont want the chickens eating lead paint, which will get in the eggs. You know the rest of the story

    Thank you for making these podcasts I have heard some new, interesting and good ideas from you.


    • It’s probably because during the process where the calcium is added to the shell, too much calcium gets added to parts of the egg. It’s usually normal.