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 Songster

    May 25, 2010
    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

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    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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