roos pecked and cracked eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by australorpnonnie, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. australorpnonnie

    australorpnonnie In the Brooder

    Mar 17, 2008
    north ga mountains
    My blue banty had 7 eggs today we were out there working and the roo pecked into one of the eggs and they both started eating it we took the egg away and took the roo out well the crazyest thing happened the barred cochin in the pen beside them(can;t see each other) pecked a foster egg in his hens nest and started eating it so got the egg out and the cochin roo. I just today give the hens some oyster shells, anybody got any ideas on this crazy behavior. the cochin has foster eggs from my sweet SWD thst passed away.
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Let's hope it's a one time thing and they don't pick up an egg eating habit... Not sure what is going on.

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