Hello from long island new york.IL Piccolo Pollaio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by IL Piccolo Pollaio, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. IL Piccolo Pollaio

    IL Piccolo Pollaio New Egg

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    How do you get chickens to use there egg boxes?
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    [​IMG] from Texas! Wish I could answer your question-mine seem to like the floor! [​IMG]
     
  3. ladrifter

    ladrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from ky try placing golf balls in nest
     
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  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington

    Try putting golf/pingpong balls in the nest boxes.

    Imp
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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  6. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Welcome from Western Washington [​IMG]

    Provide them with nesting boxes and wait until they think it's a good idea.
     
  7. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Colorado!!
     
  8. Buckhorn Farm

    Buckhorn Farm OLD Country Girl

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    [​IMG] from FL
     
  9. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from WI. Make sure the nestboxes are in a less bright area of the coop or run, chickens prefer a litle 'privacy'. Also try to put kake eggs (wooden eggs, plastic easter eggs filled with sand and taped shut or golfballs) in the nest so they get the idea.If they free roam you may keep them confined in the coop for a few hours longer in the morning until they start using the box. Good luck
     
  10. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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