Eggs laid outside of nest

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mlmac98, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. mlmac98

    mlmac98 New Egg

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    ]I have a small flock of hens that I have been raising for almost a year. Two of them lay in the nesting box everyday. The third, however, lays on the floor of her coop and is constantly cracking the eggs in the nesting box. What can I do to solve this problem?
     
  2. Nike

    Nike Young&Beautiful

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    Try puting golf balls in the nest box. That way when she pecks them she'll think they are hard to break and hopefully won't go after them. Egg eating birds are really annoying! I would do it a.s.a.p so the other birds don't start. Let us know how it goes!
     
  3. mlmac98

    mlmac98 New Egg

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    Thank you so much! I have been putting golf balls in the nest for two weeks and it has worked great.
     
  4. Nike

    Nike Young&Beautiful

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    Oh glad to hear that! [​IMG]
     

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