Chicken laying in

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Delta2 23, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

    Sep 4, 2008
    One of my chickens has started laying in the other one's nest! They've made their own nests in the garden. Today i made a pile of leaves for Eggie. I put her on there, and she sat down and I left her to get used to her new nest, but as soon as I left she got up and layed in feathers' nest! Again! Do you have any ideas how i can get her on the new nest or in her old nest? It's confusing when I'm collecting the eggs, coz I'm keeping a tally of their eggs and when there's only one i don't know who it is.

  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    graham, nc
    i tried to keep mine in different nest but when the want a spot it is hard to make them lay somewhere they don't want to if you free range, mite try golf balls in the one you want her to nest in.

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