Cramped Nesting Box

HomesteaderMel

In the Brooder
Jun 13, 2011
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Why is it that hens always want to lay their egg in an occupied box? My Buff Brahma, Endive, has just started laying, and she has to have her box! Endive just jumped right in next to one of our RIRs and wouldn't budge :) This is how I found them this afternoon:



 

theoldchick

The Chicken Whisperer
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May 11, 2010
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Nothing like jumping into a cold nestbox to make a girl seek the comfort of one already warmed.
 
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