Chickens not laying in the nesting box

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickenKeep01, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. ChickenKeep01

    ChickenKeep01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2016
    My chickens have been "ready to lay" for a while now a month ago one started about a couple of days ago another started laying and I found the one that's not laying, laying in a small garden area on our porch how can I stop her from laying there I have three hens and two nesting boxes
  2. MI-Homesteader

    MI-Homesteader Just Hatched

    Jun 25, 2016
    Holly, Michigan
    Did you put fake eggs (golfballs work too!) in the nesting boxes? If they are laying everyday then i would add in some fake eggs/golfballs to the nest boxes and i would lock the birds that are laying in there for 2 or 3 days or until they begin laying in the boxes. Works everytime for me

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