HELP!!!! broken egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farmer12, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. farmer12

    farmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i went out to my coop and checked for eggs there was one but it was broken no yolk or anything. just the shell [​IMG]
     
  2. cinch920

    cinch920 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe you have an egg eater in your flock....
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Or maybe someone was just clumsy getting in or out of the nest box. If they stepped on it and broke it, they're gonna eat it. No big deal, it doesn't mean your birds are going to go crazy and eat every egg they see...
    Nikki
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Just to add to that:
    I give my chickens dirty eggs occasionally, and they eat everything. Including the shell. Leftover shell usually indicates rodents, in my experience.
    Nikki
     
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  5. farmer12

    farmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thank you [​IMG]
     

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