Eggs on the coop floor

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Melissa2173, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. Melissa2173

    Melissa2173 Songster

    Apr 29, 2011
    Springfield, Georgia
    I posted a week ago about my girls not seeming to have any interest in their nesting boxes. Last night I went to put them to bed and found 2 eggs on the coop floor. I was excited to find the eggs but not on the floor! Will they eventually start laying in the boxes? They are 20 weeks old. The boxes are milk crates raised off the floor about 18 inches with pine shavings.
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Quote:can you put fake eggs or golf balls in their nesting boxes? Sometimes it takes them a long time to figure out where they should lay. I still find a random egg on my floor from my older hens! As long as they aren't broke I'm happy:)

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