All laying in the same nesting box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by abauer18, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. abauer18

    abauer18 Out Of The Brooder

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    All my ladies (6) lay their eggs in the same nesting box. We have 2 boxes. I went out this morning and all 6 were all together but 1 egg was crushed. Any ideas on how I can prevent this from happening again? Thanks!
     
  2. pfawcett

    pfawcett New Egg

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    Sometimes you can use wooden eggs. Put one wooden egg in every nest box. That should get your chickens to spread out. It worked for me.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Have you tried putting fake eggs in both nest boxes?
     
  4. abauer18

    abauer18 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was thinking along the same lines. Just wanted some feedback. Thanks! I'm new to having chickens but love this site!
     

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