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missing eggs found

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sheila3935, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    For several days we had been getting 7 eggs a day from our just starting layers they have been laying for about 3 weeks now. The day before yesterday and yesterday we only got 4 one day and 5 yesterday. I was thinking maybe the days are getting shorter and they are starting to lay less. Then this morning I go out to check for eggs after letting them out earlier and notice one going into the duck house singing the egg song. So I left her figured I check there later as I didnt want to disturbe her after she had already got settled. A little bit later went out to check and found 8 eggs in the duck house, all chicken eggs as my duck lays white eggs and these are brown. Thats where my missing eggs have been going. No wonder the ducks wouldnt sleep in there last night they slept outside the house in the locked up pen. Guess i'll have to keep the pen locked up during the day.

  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Sneaky little devils! [​IMG]

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