Hens ate dropped egg! Can they get sick?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by btruegs, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. btruegs

    btruegs Chirping

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    While collecting the eggs, i dropped one that broke open and the yolk spilled out. My hens ran over to it and started eating it, but i stopped them and buried it. Can they get sick?? Any help appreciated.
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

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    No, they will not get sick. Whenever that happens, remove the shell pieces at once so they don't catch on to breaking and eating eggs! [​IMG]
     
  3. Americano Blue

    Americano Blue Mush on!

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    Nope, they should be fine!
     
  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Yup, it won't hurt them at all.
     
  5. btruegs

    btruegs Chirping

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    Alright, Thank you much guys!
     

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