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how to tell which chicken is eating eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Harleigh, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. Harleigh

    Harleigh New Egg

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    My chickens have recently started eating their eggs. I have researched on how to resolve the problem, but i need to know which chickens are actually doing the eating. Is there a way i can tell who is eating them?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sometimes they will have a bit of crusty egg yolk on their face, otherwise you really need to sit quietly and watch and hope to catch her.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Might be best to find out why they are eating them.

    Tell us more about your flock, coop and feeding regime.

    One way I read about was to roll a fake egg onto the ground amongst the whole flock,
    the one who goes at the egg the hardest maybe your culprit.
     

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