Multiple eggs!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HNB23, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. HNB23

    HNB23 Chirping

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    I have 1 chicken in my pen that's almost a year old. She has never had until today and I found 4 eggs in the coop! All my other chickens are less than 5 weeks old in the pen with her. My husband was just in the coop yesterday catching Pepper and this morning when I checked water there were no eggs. How does this happen?
     

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  2. DucksAndGardens

    DucksAndGardens Songster

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    She's probably been laying somewhere else and has now decided to move them to a central location. My hens carry eggs around all the time.
     
  3. HNB23

    HNB23 Chirping

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    I had no idea they'd move eggs. Sneaky girl
     
  4. Chickygirl63

    Chickygirl63 Songster

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    I would think the eggs would slip out of their beak ... I had no idea they could do that...
     
  5. Xarinn

    Xarinn Songster

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    They tend to tuck them under their wing, if you have a broody chicken you should always check there! My broody hen is constantly stealing eggs from the other hens to make a clutch
     
  6. rosemary10

    rosemary10 Chirping

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    How the heck does a chicken move an egg without breaking it
     
  7. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Crowing

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    Very carefully. ;):oops:
     
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  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Someone's punking you ;)
     
  9. RWise

    RWise Songster

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    How about some pics of these hens moving eggs?
    My girls do not do that, they may hide a nest, and get others to drop an egg or two in it, but still use the same nest they had been most days, she was one tricky hen.
     
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  10. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino

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    The record number of eggs laid by one chicken in one day is 7.....
     
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