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Golf ball question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sesa, Aug 10, 2010.

  1. sesa

    sesa Songster

    Mar 27, 2009
    Thurmont, Md
    I put 2 golf balls in both nest boxes a couple weeks ago, my older chickens have been using the boxes and the younger chickens have just started laying a few days ago in the boxes. I went out to the coup today and the golf balls had been kicked out of the boxes, there are lips on the boxes so they didn't just get pushed out they had to be kicked out, my question is should I put them back or not.

  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    *I* do. I like to watch to see where the chickens move 'em to, next.

    This afternoon, in two nest boxes where I had placed one golf ball each, both golf balls were moved into one nest box, and there were 3 eggs laid in that same box.
  3. MaKettle

    MaKettle Songster

    I had a ping pong ball in each nest box...came home from a trip for work & found one ball missing. I freak, thinking that something crazy has gone down..turns out, my husband robbed the nest box when he needed something to roll across our basement flooring to test how level it is!
  4. woodmort

    woodmort Songster

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    Maybe a bird needed it to play 9 and forgot to return it. [​IMG]

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