getting to lay in box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Brianm97, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Brianm97

    Brianm97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so i have another thread going... with no replies ... but anyway my 2 ees will eventuailly lay and i was curious how im going to get them to lay in the box. it seems dumb but read the other post named hasnt laid sience last molt and you will understand thanks...
     
  2. fluffandpuffchicks

    fluffandpuffchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    My RIR and Leghorn figured it out themselves... My EEs are already laying in the laying boxes, but they are only 8 weeks... Id see if they can figure it out themselves cause once the first hen figures it out the others will. If they can't figure it out buy fake eggs or something
     
  3. Brianm97

    Brianm97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they only go in the coop when the others arent though and they lay and already make nest sort things in the woods
     
  4. wyochicka

    wyochicka New Egg

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    I leave a golf ball in my nests... It's always worked!
     
  5. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    place a round object about the size of an egg (a golf ball, wooden, plastic, or real egg all work very well) in the nest box, your hens will get the Idea [​IMG]
     

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