一种吃鸡蛋的鸡肉通常在鸡蛋中休息时开始行为。她味道吧，说，嘿，这是一顿美餐。她开始在其他鸡蛋啄食，它成为一种习惯，其他母鸡学会通过观看来做到这一点。找到罪魁祸首很容易 - 他们的脸上有鸡蛋。
"One thing that might get their mind off of it a little bit is leafy hay that’s hung from the ceiling to allow them to pick at it a little bit. I think it gives them something to do, and it also gives them some vitamins and things that if for some reason they’re lacking a little bit in their nutritional intake, that kind of helps," says Frame.
"So that the egg rolls away to the back of the nest and them you can gather them from the back side, and the hens don’t get the chance to get to it anyway. It’s a bad disease, it’s a psychological disease, but it’s something that can be fixed," he says. "If after everything you’ve tried it doesn’t work, you may just consider getting rid of those few hens and getting some new chicks in and starting new where they haven’t learned that behavior."