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

    Jun 3, 2011
    Middle Tennessee
    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
    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!


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