- Jul 19, 2010
Hi there. I'm a first time chicken owner, and my two hens, Sophie (golden laced wyandotte) and Ostrich (black australorp), are a little upwards of 6 months old, but they haven't started laying yet. Today I couldn't find Sophie and found her in a bramble, really quiet. I assume that she's laying (yayy!). But.. I have a nesting box for them in their coop. How do I make them start laying in there and not anywhere they please? I don't want to have an easter egg hunt every morning.