is this egg pecking?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by lilyblossom, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. lilyblossom

    lilyblossom Hatching

    Jul 1, 2011
    I have a flock of 5 Buff Orpingtons that I raised as chicks since 4/2. Last night I introduced 2 Rhode Island Reds apx 2 years old. I checked the nesting box this morning and there were no eggs. When I checked this afternoon there was an egg but it was "smashed". Is egg pecking the probable cause? If so, how do I determine who is doing the pecking? Yowza!!

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