my frizzle eats other chicken eggs they lay plzz help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sager:)silkies, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    i have a frizzle chicken it waits for a chicken to lay an egg then it forces the chicken out then puts a hole in the egg and then eats it. it also did this to a chicken that is sitting on eggs
     
  2. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    make a roll away nesting box
     
  3. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sager:)silkies :

    i have a frizzle chicken it waits for a chicken to lay an egg then it forces the chicken out then puts a hole in the egg and then eats it. it also did this to a chicken that is sitting on eggs

    It can be for diferent reason

    She may need extra calcium
    She needs to run free
    she needs extra protein

    It takes time to eliminate this habit form those kind of chickens

    if posible trasfer to a diferent coop with other hens

    also let her run free

    or sell her​
     
  4. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    All my chickens are free ranged and by free ranged they could run away not the won where they go into a big fenced area
     
  5. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sager:)silkies :

    All my chickens are free ranged and by free ranged they could run away not the won where they go into a big fenced area

    As I said once they start doing that is hard to make them stop.
    you should get rid of her before the rest of the hens get the same habit.

    they really like the taste of the eggs.​
     
  6. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    Quote:As I said once they start doing that is hard to make them stop.
    you should get rid of her before the rest of the hens get the same habit.

    they really like the taste of the eggs.

    x2
     
  7. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    Again ty for the info and ur prob right but i really don't want to get rid of her do you know something i could do to prevent this
     
  8. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sager:)silkies :

    Again ty for the info and ur prob right but i really don't want to get rid of her do you know something i could do to prevent this

    one thing that may work is keep her segregated from the group.

    Also changing the nest location may work​
     
  9. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    it seems like she stooped it must of just been a 1 day phaze or something thatnk god tho
     
  10. blazensasha

    blazensasha Out Of The Brooder

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    I have hens that have done that to,I put fake eggs in the nests and moved the nest boxes up higher,it seems to help.Out sight out of mind maybe. [​IMG]
     

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