3 Hens laying in one nest on eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by susanls, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. susanls

    susanls New Egg

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    I have 3 Japanese Bantams that are all sharing one nest and brooding on eggs? Is this normal. There are 5 separated nesters in the coop and they are all in one? Anyone seen this behavior?
     
  2. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens love to lay thier eggs in the same spot, and i have seen mine in the same nesting box before laying eggs.
    They probably want to be were all the eggs are being layed. I would say its pretty normal chicken behavior![​IMG]
     
  3. cherlmerlchick

    cherlmerlchick New Egg

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    Quote: My Silkies were doing the same thing......a friend told me to buy some wooden eggs and put one or two in the empty boxes. Now the entire flock use all the boxes. I think I bought them at Amazon.

    Cherl
     

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