I have an egg eater! (&^*(&(!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kittykorat, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. kittykorat

    kittykorat Songster

    Aug 12, 2009
    Central MA
    I found bits of eggshell in one of our nestboxes today. This afternoon DH found some wet eggwhite in another nestbox.
    We obviously have at least one eggeater.
    Now what?

  2. audrey02026

    audrey02026 Songster

    Mar 25, 2011
    Dedham, Ma
    I've heard people say to put gold balls or wooden eggs in the nest box when the hen try to eat it...it won't be so much fun. Also some people say to blow out a egg and fill it with mustard and then when the hen eats it they will not like the taste after a few try she should stop eating the eggs. Also are they getting enough calcium. Make sure they have oyster shell free choice all the time that could solve the issue as well.

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