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egg eater. but not her own

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hitnspit, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. hitnspit

    hitnspit Songster

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    Is this normal. i come across this bird eating an egg so i grabed her and put her all by herself. She has laid 3 eggs and has not eaten them. Is it that they just dont eat there own eggs... jim
     

  2. krickets

    krickets Chirping

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    It's possible that she only eats eggs that are already broken. I don't think they care who laid them.
     
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

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    Mine will eat eggs that have broken, but not break them themselves. I don't know why.. They just don't. :/

    Raw egg is so tempting to them
     
  4. hitnspit

    hitnspit Songster

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    This bird i saw it peck and eat this egg. Im on the hunt for the egg eaters. I get 5 or so eggs aday that have been eaten. just seems funny.... i will keep doing what im doing and try and get the rest of them........jim
     

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