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Holes in eggs, poss egg eater??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by peepmommy, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. peepmommy

    peepmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2012
    So I have been collecting about 5 eggs daily and I have found 2 in the past week that have a small hole (beak sized) in the top. The egg is not broken, the inside of the egg is still intact. Does anyone know what this is? Do I have a potential egg eater on my hands? It is only one hen that does this. The reason I know this is because I have one hen who loves to lay on a window sill in my barn. It is not every egg she lays. I collected two from her "nest" (bare rock) this morning and only one had the hole. I don't think it is cracking when she lays it because the hole is directly on top like she put her beak in it. Ok, I'm rambling... I'll let you decide! :)

    Thanks a bunch!

  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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