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chickens in the nest box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ricks Chicks, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. Ricks Chicks

    Ricks Chicks Songster

    I went out to feed this morning and 2 of my hens were in the nest box. the box has been there for about 3 weeks with plastic eggs in it. I have noticed the eggs moved around some but this morning 2 hens were in the box plastic eggs pushed to the side. When I opened the door they took a second but jumped out. Are they practicing ?

    Rick
     
  2. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    Yes, they are checking things out. Mine sat in the nests for about a week or two before we got the first eggs.

    Your eggs are coming!!!!!!!
     
  3. ashyannehand

    ashyannehand Songster

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    Jun 25, 2008
    Wade, Mississippi
    There will be eggs soon!

    Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  4. Ricks Chicks

    Ricks Chicks Songster

    I am excited!![​IMG][​IMG]
     

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