1. MS Rooster Cogb

    MS Rooster Cogb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After reading so many of you'll ideas, I spent Sunday re-doing my Chicken coop making it safer & easier to clean & more convent for me & my Ladies. I notice they were laying in the same nest, so this morning in stead of picking my egg's up I placed an egg in a few of the other nest hoping this encourages them to lay in other nest.
     
  2. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has it worked?
     
  3. MS Rooster Cogb

    MS Rooster Cogb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes everything has worked out. I bought some plastic eggs from the Dollar store ( the one you open & put candy in) & placed them in the nest boxes worked great & cheap! I took the back wall off cut it off about 6 inches put wire at top & bottom of it for more air & now I can just hose it out, water & poop passes through wire. Added hinges to back wall now it's a door. And I finally got the fence up around the rabbits & hen hotel so the horses can't get in to trouble. they were curious and knocking things over, I was afraid they were going to let a Rabbit out.[​IMG]
    And I have been picking up 6 to 9 eggs a day!
     
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2013
  4. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I used plastic eggs and found that they were more accepting of them after I installed rocks for weight. Prior to that, they kept kicking them out while arranging the straw to their liking! So, if you start finding them on the floor, add weight.
     
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  5. JanetS

    JanetS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used golf balls. Works great!
     
  6. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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