Egg under roost??????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Blosing101, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Blosing101

    Blosing101 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a hen lay a egg under the roost. The other hens that are laying are using boxes. Any ideas????
     
  2. carrierme

    carrierme Out Of The Brooder

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    If she is a young hen she may have been caught by surprise and laid the egg. I had one or two do that at first. They have eventually started using the nest boxes.
     
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  3. chickymamma78

    chickymamma78 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had that happen a few times now, once on the floor and broken, and twice by their roosts.
     
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