chickens poo in nest

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by amenfarm, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. amenfarm

    amenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2011
    Chattanooga, TN
    So finally after a year of research, I ordered a coop to pick up the weekend of Easter [​IMG]. I have 2 black orpington hens, 1EE, 1 buff orpington and maybe a wellsummer holding for the coop to get here. My question, is there anyway to retrain the Black Orpingtons Not to poo in the nest boxes?
    I have to check replys on sunday leaving for outof town.
  2. MadabtChickens

    MadabtChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 24, 2012
    near Branson, MO
    I was told to make sure the roosts are higher than the nest boxes. I raised my roost and don't have to clean the nest box out every day, but they do still poop in it sometimes.

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