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Chcickens first eggs are being laid in dirt/on ground?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicamama, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. chicamama

    chicamama Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Topanga Ca
    Any tips to get thier booties in the nesting boxes? DH thinks they boxes may be too small???
  2. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Um, yeah-- wish I knew one, too!! My girl has laid a grand total of 2 eggs in her box. . . . .[​IMG]
  3. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Songster

    Jan 25, 2008
    Do you have fake eggs or golfballs in the nest boxes?

    If they are just beginning to lay, they may just be new to it all and hadn't decided it's better to lay in the box.

    How big are you boxes, roughly?


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