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egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by westonloveschickens, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. westonloveschickens

    westonloveschickens In the Brooder

    Jun 26, 2010
    my freind had chickens ( EastinChickens) and for some reason all of her hens lay there eggs in the same nest every day they wont lay in a seperate nest box, yes she has other nest boxes but they just wont one lays in the food dish if that counts but does any one know a way to were the hens will start laying in there own nest box or in a seperate part of the coop?
  2. vstoltzfus

    vstoltzfus Songster

    Aug 10, 2009
    Lancaster County, PA
    I have 4 nesting boxes, and 11 hens. They all prefer one box, and I'll get 9 or 10 eggs in that one and 1 or 2 in one of the others. It happens.
  3. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member 8 Years

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    Ditto what the above poster said!! They have their favorite nest box and that's it!! [​IMG]


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