A girl in the nest box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickenAl, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. ChickenAl

    ChickenAl Diagnosis...Chicken-Headed

    Jun 5, 2011
    Putnam cty, NY
    I installed the nest boxes yesterday and put a couple of golf balls in each. This morning one of our Amber links was in the nest box when I went to let them out. I'm thinking they are getting close to laying, or at least getting the idea.
     
  2. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    Jun 3, 2011
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    That's exciting! Mine are close to laying, too - but I haven't seen any of them even looking at the nest boxes.
     
  3. shellyga

    shellyga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2010
    Milner
    I too had one of my younger hens in the nest box yesterday.. hoping she is trying it out and she will start to lay soon.. I bought her as a "teenchick" pullet so don't know her official age.

    Good luck to the first egg... exciting!

    Shelly
     

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