Cramped Nesting Box

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by HomesteaderMel, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. HomesteaderMel

    HomesteaderMel Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 13, 2011
    SW Florida
    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:

  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] That's so cute!! Its funny how they do that, huh? Funny girls!
  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    That is really a cute photo! [​IMG] I think she is saying "come on, move over"! [​IMG]
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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

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