I think Starlings are pecking my eggs

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by masufa, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. masufa

    masufa New Egg

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    I think Starling are pecking holes in my chicken and duck eggs. It isn't the hens because the ducks and chickens have separate pens to be locked up in at night, when I go out in the evening to gather the eggs both chickens and ducks eggs have a hole pecked in the shell but the inside is still there, so whatever it is isn't eating the egg just breaking the shell. Do you think it is the Starlings? I do have lots of them around,
     
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep.... it's starlings....
     
  3. masufa

    masufa New Egg

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    So any suggestions on how to stop it?
     

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