pecking her own eggs!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kimba, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. kimba

    kimba New Egg

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    help! I am a newcomer to the chicken raising game.....i have 2 girls, Laverne & Shirley. Laverene recently started laying....everything was going well until the other day when she started laying her eggs in her own pooh!! She has also taken to pecking her own eggs if I don't retrieve them first....can anyone tell me what's going on?
     
  2. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oyster Shell.... your hen needs calcium.
     
  3. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I can't help, but I am laughing..... [​IMG] BECAUSE, I have only 2 egg layers .... Lavern and Shirley! They are 1 yr old Cuckoo Marans, and my Lavern does the same thing! I think it's the name ! [​IMG] She insists on leaving a little, "dimple," in each egg. Sometimes she just scratches it, but I see the mark!
    Kathy
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2009
  4. sillybirds

    sillybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Putting a golf ball in each nest box helped stop my chickens from pecking/eating their eggs.
     

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