Pecking the eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by andythescot, May 5, 2011.

  1. andythescot

    andythescot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These days when I go out to collect the eggs, I always notice that one, always a brown egg, has a little indent on it, like a hen pecked it. It almost looks as if a baby chick JUSSSST started pipping, except we don't have any roosters.

    Why would a chicken be doing this? We offer the oyster shells free choice.

    Could this turn into egg eating?

    Thanks
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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