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Who's got my eggs?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jjones3575, May 10, 2007.

  1. jjones3575

    jjones3575 New Egg

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    Something is taking my eggs. There is no broken eggs they are just gone. I have seen skunks, opposum in the area but I thought that they did their deed in the coop. Do you have any ideas?[​IMG]
     
  2. Sport

    Sport Out Of The Brooder

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    Are you sure that the eggs are being taken and not just laid elsewhere? Just yesterday I found that my hens have decided to lay some eggs under a dingy in my yard. I have four hens and I found 43 eggs under there. I thought that they were just not laying so much.
     
  3. jjones3575

    jjones3575 New Egg

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    No, I think they are gone. I have 14 hens and they are in a coop, I have looked it over and can't find anything. I decided to be sure, so I left the eggs and when I came back they were all gone. They are not being broken, they are being taken. I found one in front of the door as if I had stopped whatever it is from taking the last one.
     
  4. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A snake? How many did you leave, and how soon were they all gone?
     

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