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They peck everything but not a egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 2chickenrich, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. 2chickenrich

    2chickenrich Songster

    Oct 7, 2008
    Perry, Georgia
    Someone layed a egg in the run and they walked around it like it wasn't there. I thought they would eat it ?
  2. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

    Nov 12, 2007
    I've found a couple in the run and several on the floor in the coop, all untouched. I considered it good fortune that none of the hens bothered with them and have not discovered they're edible. From what I gather it's very difficult to deal with egg eaters and nearly impossible to break them of it once they get started.

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