Good news/Bad news

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by daver, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. daver

    daver Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
    Linden, NC
    The usual routine in the late is to go out collect eggs and open the run for a couple of hours for the birds to forage the yard and surrounding woods.

    Checked nest box, nothing, glanced around the raised coop, all five layers had laid in the back corner. First time ever for five.

    Checked around for obvious stuff including wet nest box (we had a lot of rain yesterday). No clues.

    Does anyone have any ideas as to what is going on? We are curious to know what is going on.

    However laid in that spot first deliberately scooped out the pine shavings to make a nest and the others must have followed suit.
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Does sound like follow the leader.
  3. beefmaster

    beefmaster Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 17, 2012
    as said they kind of follow the leader when it comes to laying eggs.they may start back to laying in the nestboxes who knows.

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