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My chickens or one of them has started to peck holes into there egg. I have looked up videos on how to try to break these habits, I have put golf balls into their boxes, cleaned the boxes so they don't develop a taste for it. Is there any other things I can try to break this habit ?

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Are you giving oyster shells? They may need the calcium.

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x2 On what Free Spirit said. You also might want to try http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/six-tips-on-breaking-your-egg-eater.

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Also up the protein levels on your feeds, they could be craving more.
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Chickens and dogs are healing to the soul.

I brake for squirrels.

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no I haven't ill definitely do this. thanks 

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