Golf Balls for dummy eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farmdude, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone ever used golf balls in their nest boxes with success?[​IMG]
     
  2. Ruth Ann

    Ruth Ann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We used them...worked for us [​IMG]
     
  3. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'll give it a try.Wasn't sure if it was a dumb idea or not.
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  4. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have them in there. The first egg was laid right outside the boxes, and the second one was out in the run. And the 3rd.... well we have golf balls in 2 of 3 boxes, and guess which one she chose to lay the egg in? Of course the one without them. So I guess they sorta work [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dunno if they work or not but they are in there....
     
  6. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    worked for me
     
  7. joskt0204

    joskt0204 Out Of The Brooder

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    It worked with my chickens.
     
  8. yellowirenut

    yellowirenut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    worked for me..when can i take them out?
     
  9. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, my husband has never collected the golfballs we used thinking they were eggs.

    Last night, I saw the biggest basket of eggs we had ever gotten (possible with the number of girls we have but not everyone is laying), I was so excited as I got home from work. 6 - count them SIX - 6 fake ceramic eggs that he collected from the nest boxes in addition to the 12 other eggs! [​IMG]

    So, golf balls are good!
     
  10. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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