Chicken Forum banner
1 - 6 of 6 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
18 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
My chickens have been eating their eggs lately. They have done this on & off for a few months. It's only 1 or 2 every day to every few days, I can't pinpoint which one is doing it either -.-

They all get shell grit in their feed, it's a course grain mix. They free range everyday too.

Why is this happening & how can I stop it?!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
18 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Thanks! Sometimes they don't even eat the egg itself just it's shell. Or they just peck a hole in it & leave it.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
17 Posts
auschicken said:
Thanks! Sometimes they don't even eat the egg itself just it's shell. Or they just peck a hole in it & leave it.
Well id try to find witch chicken is doing the egg eating and put them in the pot because sometimes they are hard to break from doing that.
 

·
Senior Member
Joined
·
1,466 Posts
what breed are these egg eating hens?
i have found that redstars tend to pick feathers & eat eggs once they get some age on them
but i guess other breeds can to
 
1 - 6 of 6 Posts
Top