How to Stop Hens Eating their Eggs
Probably one of the most frustrating bad habits of chickens is when they eat their own, or each others', eggs!!
In AskPhill 21, he looks at why hens eat their eggs and what measures you can take to stop them.
He gives some hints and tips to break the habit - including a bin liner hula skirt - or trying Dummy Eggs in the nest box to replace the real eggs.
This can work sometimes because by placing a Rubber Egg in the nest box it confuses the culprit when they peck at it and all that happens is their beak bounces off.
However, when all else fails, installing a Rollaway Nest Box may be the answer.