Grrr egg eaters...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farmerbrowne, May 16, 2017.

  1. farmerbrowne

    farmerbrowne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2013
    Kaministquia, Ontario
    What are some methods I can use to correct egg eating? I got a few birds yesterday and today much to my dismay they had cracked the eggs open and ate the yolk
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    What are you feeding them?
    Is their enough protein in their feed?
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Where did you get them? Are you sure they weren't sold for being egg eaters?
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Sounds like they sold you a real problem....:th...
    Once egg eating starts it's almost impossible to cure....
    If you can collect the eggs more often during the day....

    Best wishes.....
  5. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    Switch to roll out nest boxes..more eat the culprits.

    Careful. ..if you wait too long to correct the problem, ALL of your chickens will learn to eat eggs.

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