Ha! Ha! I found it.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by GoldenCometLady, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. GoldenCometLady

    GoldenCometLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2010
    Walker, West Virginia
    I have been staying in because of the bitter cold and my son has been
    taking care of the chickens for me. I decided to try going to the coop
    this morning and discovered a hidden nest with 17 frozen eggs in it
    some were even cracked open. I wondered why the egg count has been
    down some lately.

    I store a bale of straw and a bag of pine chips on top of the nest boxes.
    We put a slanted piece of plywood over them like a roof to keep the chickens off of them.
    Well they had squeased in under the plywood and layed on the top of the straw.
    Never had bothered going in there before.

    My son asked me is that someplace I should have been looking and I just
    laughed and told him no but chickens are very sneaky.

    Guess the chickens will have a nice scrambled egg breakfast in the morning.
  2. chickaddict

    chickaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    !!!wow!!! 17

    my highest hidden nest count is 11
  3. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

    Dec 2, 2009
    Quote:I had about 30 in a nest once, silly girls
  4. Even though those girls are sneaky and we want their eggs, it is still fun to find a hidden nest.
  5. Ruth Ann

    Ruth Ann Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2010
    South Carolina
    Chickens sure can be sneaky [​IMG]
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    You'd think us two-legged predators are smarter than that!
  7. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    I found a nest with 16 and a chicken I didnt know was here when I moved onto the farm.

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