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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cluckfan, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. cluckfan

    cluckfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New Coop and nest box introduction

    Got the new coop installed and removed the temporary coop. My hens acted as if they wer scared to death of their new house. Gave them plenty of time to adapt, but they acted like a nervous wreck at the though of going inside. I removed the nest boxes and they finally went in. They should be laying soon. SOOOoo any suggestions on how to introduce the nest boxes without upsetting the girls so much. They have plenty of space.
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  2. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    might try to sneak it in at night. when they wake up with it, may not notice.
     
  3. cluckfan

    cluckfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sounds like a good ideal. They are way too smart or too dumb. I will try that. I need them to get used to the boxes for sure!
     
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2011

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