I have a cannibal in my flock... what to do?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by 88Haywood88, May 17, 2010.

  1. 88Haywood88

    88Haywood88 Songster

    Feb 13, 2010
    Ok, It's not an emergency... the damage is done. up until today, I have been having issues with eggs being broken open and pecked at, making them unusable. Today, I discovered Blanche, my leghorn, killing and eating chicks that were hatched today. She is the culprit. Should I kill and eat her? It would make sense... The problem is not going away. I can't keep her in the coop forever cause she'll just keeping killing chicks and eating eggs. Is this a rational decision? Thoughts?

  2. Quillgirl

    Quillgirl Songster

    Aug 2, 2009
    Metro Atlanta
    Sounds fair! I wouldn't let her keep killing birds and eating eggs.
  3. HenPen

    HenPen Songster

    Apr 29, 2009
    New Hampshire
    I would eat her....

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