11 hens, one nest - a pic

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gritsar, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    11 of my 14 hens all decided to use the same nest today. I don't like to disturb the hens when they're on the nest, so this is what I found when the last hen finally finished and got off the nest:

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    Aren't they pretty? The picture quality doesn't show it well, but most of the eggs are now the pink/tan color I've been waiting to see from my brahma hens.
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Beautifull! Isnt it funny...they may have 5 or 6 nest boxes...but they all want the same one! Silly Girls!
     
  3. jforsness

    jforsness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] One more and you'll have enuf for a Beth's Cafe omelette!
     
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  4. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    LOL! Mine do that too. I have a low box outside for the chukars to sleep in, but the hens get in there to lay. 3 inside at once, with a waiting line outside! [​IMG]

    Purty eggs ya got there! [​IMG]
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Yup mine too...I think it's becasue the nest box is already warmed up [​IMG] They are smarter then we think [​IMG]
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    The sight I'll never forget is Lilith straddling another hen and laying her egg on that hen's back! They were having nest box fights that day and a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do.
    Lilith is the lowest ranking member of my flock and sometimes paybacks are sweet. [​IMG]
     
  7. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Have to love the silly girls!
     
  8. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BrahmaMama, i like your avatar.
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    wish my girls would lay b4 i squeez them for my breakfast. [​IMG]
     
  9. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks L*A*G* [​IMG] Brahmas are definitely my favorite!
     
  10. bluie

    bluie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what a beautiful thing.
     

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