Funny chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Nichole77, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Songster

    Jul 14, 2007
    My layers have all been using their nest since day one with no problem. They are all about 7 months old. So the other day my 6yr. old son builds a little house out of cardboard boxes in the yard. My girls are totally free ranging. So now 2 of them decide to start laying in the house. There is no nesting material in there. It's just funny.
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD


    Chickens do the funniest things. Bet you have eggs hiding where you haven't seen yet too!
  3. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    You mean the cardboard box house wasn't for them? [​IMG]

    That is very funny that they are doing that![​IMG]
  4. bills

    bills Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    vancouver island
    Better that they lay where you can find them, then under some bushes left to rot.[​IMG]

    A friend of mine has recently found a spot where a hen or hens, have been laying, without her knowledge. There was over a dozen eggs. She had started to buy eggs from the grocery, as she thought they has stopped laying.[​IMG][​IMG]
  5. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    *Mine's never used her nest box yet!!! She did get close yesterday though-- 8 inches in front of it. . [​IMG]
  6. edster951

    edster951 Songster

    Nothing like an egg hunt each day.

    Mine went from 6 eggs a day to nothing. Built them new nesting boxes, and now I'm back up to 3.

    I've searched thier area high and low, and cannot find eggs anywhere.

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