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Chickens eating thier eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chapelchooks, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. chapelchooks

    chapelchooks New Egg

    Aug 29, 2014
    My Chickens have just started to eat their own eggs. Is there anyway to stop them from eating them? I really want to break the habit while it's just new so that they will stop eating them in the future and hopefully, forever more! They only started laying a few weeks ago but this is the first week that they have eaten them, I found two eggs in the coop that have holes in them with all the whites and yolks gone.
    Thanks for the help [​IMG]

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  2. HugHess

    HugHess Chickrack Addict

    Jul 14, 2014
    I doubt this may 'help' but my first thought was what if you brought some of the fake eggs on 'board' and after pecking them they may (or may not) be deterred from wanting to eat the real ones(?)
    Feeling like I know I don't have a clue I will shush-up now and see what the others think...
    Good luck in your endeavor to put a halt to that!
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  3. chapelchooks

    chapelchooks New Egg

    Aug 29, 2014
    Thanks - I have some 'fake' eggs so I'll see what happens!

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