Why does this keep happening???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CayleeMarie03, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. CayleeMarie03

    CayleeMarie03 Songster

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    Hi, I went out to the coop to check for eggs. There were 3 out there. I get all of them and noticed one has a whole on th ebig round air sack side?It as happened a few other times. Does anyone know why? Here is a pic.[​IMG]
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Looks to me like that egg landed on something hard when it came out of the hen. Could've been the other eggs if they share a nest box? I watch my hens lay all the time (just to annoy them [​IMG]). They stand up when push comes to shove and the egg falls a short distance.
     
  3. jeepgurl

    jeepgurl Songster

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    i have noticed the same thing. if i dont collect the eggs daily, the same thing happens.
     

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