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Egg Pecking?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by heby, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. heby

    heby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen that went broody & hatched 4 babies that are 4 wks old. We had them all in small pen & would let her out to roam & bathe or whatever. Then when she was ready we would let her back in. However I have noticed on occasion if she is near another hens eggs, she may peck at them. Why is she doing this & is there anything I should do?
     
  2. happycat

    happycat Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my 1 egg. [​IMG]My roo was right there with my "hen" in the next nest box and sang with her when she was done. OMG I am so thrilled..
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    This is the lil brown egg next to a grade A large from the store.
     

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