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*Pictures* The exquisive hen ._.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicken Frenzie, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    But of course, the FIRST day we get TWO brown eggs! One from our BA this morning.. and one from my RIR! (Just started last week but layed like every 4 days!) But of course, once I get in there they all say hello! Then my borther told me we got two big eggs. (Green & Brown) And I saw another brown one! (Not in the nesting box ._.) But still! But all of the sudden the chicken who layed the egg, Chessnut was poking her break inside of it and drinking the egg white! OH what shall I do I hope it doesn't happen tomorrow [​IMG] Here are some pictures of the broken egg. And when I pusshed her away from the egg she went back ._. Anything to do from stopping it?
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  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    that happens to mine from time to time. They lay and the eggs cracks open leaving a feast for them. I take it away immediately and add more bedding to laying boxes nice big egg [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    We'll pray it's not an egg eater.

    If it is an egg eater, you either have to get egg-roll away nests or make the hens into soup.
     
  4. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    She hasn't done this before.. but yeah. Maybe she just waned to try it? Maybe she was thirsty? No.. I had water in there hmmm...
    But it was on top of the nesting boxes, by the water. Maybe she thought it was a food or something or it was in her way..? But thanks
    sonew123
    ^^ I'm going to go check if theres anymore eggs, or play with them. Or maybe give a lecture to Chessnut why eating eggs are bad ._. Wish me luck!
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Put a golf ball or wooden egg in the nest. She pecks at that long enough, it will discourage her. Collect the real eggs as often as possible.
     

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