However, one day you go out to your coop ready to gather eggs and notice a broken egg or two. You don't think too much of it, these things can certainly happen, but maybe you find another broken egg that same week. The next week you find some more broken eggs and now you are beginning to see a real impact to your egg yield.
What's going on? It is not unusual to occasionally lose eggs as result of the behavior of the hens themselves, which means you will likely need to modify the bedding in your nesting boxes to give the eggs a softer place to land.
Here's how we solved our egg breakage problems.