I think I goofed! I put in the nest boxes.. about a month or more ago.. simple because that was the only time my son had to help me... but The chickens up till now didn't even go near them! I took out the huge feeder box that I had in the coop to make more room.. since they were sleeping underneath it.. (that is where most of the poop would be... I had a brilliant idea that I would introduce them to the nest boxes.. because the little ramp I have was a bit hard for them to get up on... SO... I took a smooth egg shaped small rock and placed it in one of the dad blame nest boxes... now guess where they all sleep and poop!! I haven't had the chance to put in some perches... maybe that is the problem... I will try and get that done today... but would that be the reason?