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golf balls?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 6CHICKS141, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. 6CHICKS141

    6CHICKS141 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2012
    right now my lovely chickens are about 18 weeks, and i have read that this might be a little bit young for laying, but I'm a little confused about when to put the golf balls in the nesting boxes? Should i put them in once the chickens start to lay, or before?
    Thanks a ton! [​IMG]
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    I would set them in the middle of the nesting box prior to them laying.
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  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    x2 Let them see an egg like object in the nest before they get other ideas.
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