why does a hen peck holes in the eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by msmith2346, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. msmith2346

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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They use their beaks to investigate things. If it's a weak shelled egg, it's easy to make a hole in it.

    You need to watch for egg eating though, once started, it's difficult to stop.
     

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