hen eating only her yolk...???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueheaven, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. blueheaven

    blueheaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a RIR that will lay an egg then crack into it and eat only the yolk.
    what is her deal???

    anyone else have this issue?
     
  2. onegoldhen

    onegoldhen Out Of The Brooder

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    Boss Lady is a banty who I watched drop an egg on our lawn. She and Goldilocks, her same breed pal, than cracked it competitively and started eating. They are young and have never had babies hatch.
     

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