gearing up for an egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wundernurse, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. wundernurse

    wundernurse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 7 pullets about 3 months old now and I am wondering when I should add the nest boxes, hay and golf balls to their coop? Can't wait to see that first egg
     
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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    You don't mention the breed and some lay earlier than others. I would say around four months old is a good time to start getting their nest boxes ready in case you end up with an early layer.
     
  3. wundernurse

    wundernurse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks gritsar. I have RIR, BO, SLW and EE. 4ish months was about what I thought.
     
  4. chickenfever

    chickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I agree. At least you'll be prepared.
     

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