Rats or snake?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Byrdj, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. Byrdj

    Byrdj Songster

    Dec 7, 2008
    Commerce, GA
    I had two broody hens each sitting on a clutch of eggs. The eggs were due to hatch today so when I went to check, there were no eggs or chicks in the nests, not even eggshells. Do you think it was a snake or the rats that got them? I know I have some rats living in the coop but figured they would have left the eggshells if they ate them.
  2. viktoriacl

    viktoriacl Songster

    Jun 23, 2010
    I think I remember that snakes never leave shells. So sad [​IMG] I would have been so disappointed.

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