Eggs stack on top of each other

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chick_magnet, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. chick_magnet

    chick_magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My jersey giant went broody and has about 15-20 eggs. I thought it was 10 at firs until I just looked again. She laying on them however some I can see its not completely being lauded on. This is possible because she layed her eggs in a small hole. Is it back that her eggs is stacking on top of one another?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Has she been setting long enough that you can candle the eggs and get rid of any that are not fertile? I personally would be tempted to remove eggs to the point where she can cover those that are left with no stacking. I would be concerned that eggs will be inadvertantly broken thereby fouling the nest.
     

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