Broody stealing eggs from another broodies box.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tazcat70, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    I know what you are thinking...this happens all the time. Sure, if they are sharing a box. I have no idea how she is getting the eggs into the next with her, they were in the other side. The two banties are sharing a hatch, and the black Australorp is the egg stealer.



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    Last edited: Apr 1, 2009
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have seen the roll the eggs up under there chin so to speak and move them that way.
     
  3. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Are you sure she isn't laying them herself? [​IMG]
     
  4. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    I thought the first time it was one of my new babies that laid an egg. The eggs I gave them to hatch are a marans pullet eggs. So I am sure.
     
  5. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Mark their original eggs and check their nest freqently. If you see any un-marked eggs, add them to your egg basket! [​IMG]



    ~Rio [​IMG]
     

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