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How to stop hens from eating eggs , What are your ideas...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gottalovemychickens, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. gottalovemychickens

    gottalovemychickens SaveAChickenRideACowboy

    ..... After i see your ideas , ill add them to my original post and lets see what happens . If you can next to your idea put 5 stars if it works really well or 1 star if its so so . Anything in between works also ......

    1) Golf Balls ***
    2) Dawn Soap **
    3) Get rid of Hens *****
    4) Fill a hollowed egg with mustard and let them peck it.
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2009

  2. LegHorn-BusHorn

    LegHorn-BusHorn Songster

    May 25, 2009
    Near STL mo
    Get them out before they eat them.***** I have had a couple problems with some cracked ones, so I throw it in the microwave and the chicks get scambled eggs they love them, go figure. [​IMG] I am looking for more idaes too, what do you do with dawn?
  3. gottalovemychickens

    gottalovemychickens SaveAChickenRideACowboy

    i put a little bit in water and mix it up then put a egg or two in the water for a bit then pull them out and let dry , then when they go to eat them again they get a nasty taste and dont do it again
  4. Dave from Maine

    Dave from Maine In the Brooder

    Aug 30, 2009
    Someone told me to fill a hollowed egg with mustard and let them peck it. It was a temporary solution. I designed a nest box with a sloped floor and the eggs roll behind a baffle where the hens can't reach them. Whatever you do, act fast because if one hen starts eating eggs the rest of the flock will follow.

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