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Something has smashed open and eaten my first duck egg

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by adpad5, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. adpad5

    adpad5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This annoyed me as I wanted to try it, I would like to know who might have eaten it and how I con stop this. The poor Pekin duck was exhausted and the egg went to waste. I have 11 hens and 4 ducks in the coop, who is it?
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could be the other hens/ducks or a predator...
     
  3. adpad5

    adpad5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We'll I got another egg today layer in the middle of the coop hat wasn't damaged, I will keep you posted
     
  4. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah smashed eggs happen every once in a while with that many birds in the coop. Probably not a predator
     
  5. adpad5

    adpad5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had 5 fine eggs since then :)
     

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