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Something is eating my eggs!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Gossie, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. Gossie

    Gossie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 21 hens that range from 22 weeks to 2 years old. I have not gotten an egg in 5 days! I just thought my chickens were slacking until I found some weird feces in the nesting boxes. It was long and skinny with a white tip. I'm wondering what kind of animal is eating my eggs.
     
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Howdy Gossie as gross as it sounds, a picture of the poop might help identify the culprit.

    I do know that snake and lizard poop has a white tip as, like chickens, they incorporate urine with the bowel movement.

    Unfortunately your profile does not mention where you are located and I wonder if you have snakes or lizards where you are.
     
  3. Gossie

    Gossie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try and get a picture tomorrow. We do have snakes in our area, but I've never seen a lizard. Hopefully, tomorrow's picture will help identify the culprit.
     
  4. Gossie

    Gossie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am having troubles uploading the picture to my computer. I'll try and get the picture up tomorrow.
     
  5. RanchDreams

    RanchDreams New Egg

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    Sounds like reptile poo to me too.
     
  6. I had something eating my eggs too. Then my wife went out to get eggs one day and saw this...[​IMG]


    When I got home I found him in a dresser drawer that is in the barn....
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