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Chickens eating the eggs

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Hi ... I'm a new member & love my chickens but they have begun to eat some of the eggs... How can I stop this habit. Thanks
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:welcome You may want to ask this question in this forum: http://www.backyardchickens.com/f/18/chicken-behaviors-and-egglaying

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Hi and welcome to BYC. You could also try typing "egg eating" in the search box - it will bring up past threads on the issue and how to overcome it.

 

CT

Nairobi, Kenya
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Egg eating is a bad habit to break and other chickens seeing it will do the same.   You might want to investigate "roll away nestboxes,"  that are made so the egg rolls away and the hen doesn't see it.  You also need to be vigilant about gathering eggs as soon as they are laid -

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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

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