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What do I do.. Hen with chicks eating eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by sandy sea, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have not been able to get any eggs for the last two or three weeks. Hen with her 3 chicks have pecked and eaten all the eggs that the other hens have layed. This started about two days after I let them out of the nest area. They have plenty of food. Any suggestions I can try to stop this hen from eating the eggs. This happened last year with this same Hen. I am about ready to take them for a ride, or maybe just the Hen.
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    people say you can put in fake eggs or eggs with yucky stuff in them...

    If your flock is pets, well no eggs for you, if they are working animals...

    You might try to isolate her from the others so she can't get eggs for 2 weeks...

    or take her on a ride.
     

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