chickens eating their eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by eggeater 13, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. eggeater 13

    eggeater 13 New Egg

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    why do my eat their eggs
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the developed taste for eggs! To make them stop you need to put golf balls in their nest or fill an egg with mustard! they hate mustard. To do that make two small holes on each end of the egg, blow out the egg yolk. then fill it with mustard. hopefully they will stop soon ! You will need to find out which hens are eating them , maybe seperate her from their nest ?
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  4. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Welcome to BYC from Kentucky! Best wishes in solving the egg eating problem.



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  6. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and[​IMG] So glad you joined us!!![​IMG]
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. PFSfarmer

    PFSfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will find great info and people here......[​IMG]
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, eggeater 13, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Egg eating can be a real problem once it starts. I agree with what sumi advised above - best of luck to you!
     
  10. cdstewart

    cdstewart Out Of The Brooder

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    i've been racking my brain trying to figure out which chickens were eating the eggs.. searched the yard even my neighbors yards.. and guess what... they hid the eggs.. i found a treasure chest full of them this morning... in the most unlikely place. REALLY make sure you check every inch of your yard.. they could be anywhere!
     

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