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Question: What is the reason when a canary pair eating their eggs after the female laid the 3rd egg and can I prevent this habit?

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C1:  The main reason can be a lack of calcium or protein. C2: To avoid that canaries eat their eggs administer enough eggfood, cuttlebone and also calcium- or mineralblocks. C3: I recommend to switch the real eggs daily for dummy eggs and after the third or fourth day back for the real ones. This ever helped for a female that broke her eggs in it first round. C4:  When in the next time an egg is broken, put a bit of mustard in it, that will stop to eat the eggs. C5: Maybe the male crack the eggs. At first remove the eggs for dummy eggs and then remove the male when you move the real eggs back in the nest.

Canaries eat their eggs after laying

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