Missing eggs

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Mredd21, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. Mredd21

    Mredd21 New Egg

    Jul 26, 2011
    When I checked the hen house this morning I had three eggs in the nest box. Three hours later I had two. What sort of creature is steeling my eggs? No noise from the chickens, I was home the whole time. Could this be a two legged thief?[​IMG]
  2. lleighmay

    lleighmay Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    Woodlawn, VA
    Human, snake, rat, chicken. Those would be my first guesses in no particular order. I would assume that a human who is going to take one egg would take all three.
  3. pkw

    pkw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2010
    North Edwards, CA
    I was having that problem this spring. I made a big enough stink about it around the neighborhood that no one had better be caught in my chicken house stealing eggs and then all of a sudden eggs wasn't missing anymore. My dog was doing a lot of barking during that time too. So I am pretty sure I had human predator(s)

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