What the heck is going on!?!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by montverdechick, May 2, 2011.

  1. montverdechick

    montverdechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens are quarantined into the back of my yard by a four foot tall fence. The last two afternoons, I have found an egg in the middle of the yard that they don't have access to. There is a hole (the size of a quarter) on the side of the egg with little chipped pieces on the ground. But, none of the yolk or egg white has been eaten. What the heck!?! What animal is doing this? A squirrel maybe? Help!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Sounds like possibly the work of a crow or squirrel.
     
  3. Bengalcats1

    Bengalcats1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Was just gonna say a crow to, they will take eggs
     
  4. montverdechick

    montverdechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can carry them while flying? But, why aren't they eating them?

    Thanks!
     
  5. Chickmate

    Chickmate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, a crow can fly while carrying a chicken egg. Why they are not eating them, I don't know.
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