adult chickens eating chicks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by muell112, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. muell112

    muell112 Songster

    Feb 4, 2009
    Bangor, ME
    I have some broody hens and am trying to hatch out a couple of eggs. The first hatched successfully yesterday and is doing great. I removed him/her because he got pecked by the broody and she wasn't sitting on him/her. She had another egg under her last night and this morning, and when I came home from work, the egg was gone. There is no way something got in the coop - it's completely enclosed. There is no sign of baby, yolk or shell anywhere. Anybody have this happen?

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