hen started pecking small hole in top off her egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenmamalp, May 27, 2010.

  1. chickenmamalp

    chickenmamalp Songster

    We have a hen that pocks a hole in the top of her egg, she doesn't bust the whole thing jusy a small hole???
    What do we do?
  2. chickenmamalp

    chickenmamalp Songster

  3. randyandmegs

    randyandmegs Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
    Columbus NC
    Im sure you will get some better ideas than mine on here but we had one do that and added some oyster shells. Some imature hens may do this as well.
  4. emys

    emys Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    Make sure she has enough calcium available to her, remove all eggs as soon as you can. Use some wooden eggs in the nest boxes and do a search for egg eaters. You don't want to go there!

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