chickens poo in nest

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

  1. amenfarm

    amenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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