egg laying

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

  1. westonloveschickens

    westonloveschickens Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Ditto what the above poster said!! They have their favorite nest box and that's it!! [​IMG]

    Missi
     

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