chickens kicking out straw out of nest

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sodinedia, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. sodinedia

    sodinedia Out Of The Brooder

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    So we're getting an egg everyday now, but the chickens keep kicking all of the straw, pine shavings, and whatever else we put in there out. We have pieces of artificial grass lining the bottoms so there is a soft floor. Is there a trick to keeping it all in the nest?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Try putting a taller lip on the front of your nests so that they are unable to kick out the nesting materials.
     

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