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my hen doesnt know that i moved her nest box

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today i moved my broody hens nest to the broody bin (which is still in the coop) with her in it and every time she comes off she goes back to the normal coop then i show her then she tries to get out then she turn sees the nest box and sits so should i just keep her in the bin and let her out myself every and put her back in
help i really new to moving broodys
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I have moved 2 broody's and have done both at night. Also I locked them in a XL dog cage with water and food. One I tried leaving the door open and she didn't know where to go either. So I locked her in and now she is fine.

First Time Chicken Chick, learning as I go. So far, So good

A nice mix of about 25 ladies and 1 rotten Lavender Rooster

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First Time Chicken Chick, learning as I go. So far, So good

A nice mix of about 25 ladies and 1 rotten Lavender Rooster

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thank you @smcdermott
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