3 chickens/4 nesting boxes - they all use the same one!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by WalkoeChicks, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. WalkoeChicks

    WalkoeChicks New Egg

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    I have 3 chickens and 4 nesting boxes in their coop. All 3 of them lay in the same box. Yesterday, 2 of my girls were fighting over the box. My barred rock muscled her way in there after my EE had been in there for awhile. I have 3 other boxes that never get used. How can I get them to use the empty/unoccupied nesting boxes? They are driving me CRAZY!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    You can't. Other than perhaps putting more fake eggs in them. That's how they roll.
     

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