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Chickens roosting/pooping in nestbox!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicken farmer, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Songster

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    Every night a hen or two will sit in one of the nest boxes and of course they poop in there and i HATE[​IMG] collecting eggs and having to clean poop out is there anyway to discourage this?? I'm not sure if there is but any help will be appreciated
     

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Roosts higher than the nestboxes and you can do as I did and put sand in there...scoop every a.m. with kitty litter scoop. Presto! Clean! I use covered kitty litter pans.
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2013

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