may have an egg eater but not sure...i thought i saw an egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mama2B&D&...Chickens, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    Mama2B&D&...Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    in the coop this am and had to do some things and came back a little later (usually i do this bc it gets the other girls--we only have 4-to lay too? weird. but works) and i didnt see the egg and possibly saw some shell. I don't know who's doing it though and i know everyone says its a BAD habit...could it just have been this once? [​IMG] I CANT cull. wont...there pets mainly...[​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can make a sloped nest box that lets the egg roll behind a barrier where the hen cannot get to it. I wish I could find the pictures....
     
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    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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  4. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    Mama2B&D&...Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GOOD idea! Thanks so much for posting that! It hasn't happened since so i'm wondering if maybe it had a crack in it or fell out and they ate it then? IDK? Crossing my fingers*
     

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