At some time chickens start eating their own eggs or other eggs laying around the coop. It would be wise to keep an eye out for this. Egg eating is a nasty habit sometimes found in young pullets, and even older hens.
If you find broken eggs during your daily collection of eggs you may need to take steps to make sure the chickens are not eating the eggs.
Although many farmers may say egg eating is impossible to stop, and to just remove the hen, in many cases this is not true.
On page 2 are 12 helpful tips to help prevent egg eating by your chickens.