help!! TheHaving problem of attracting BSF to lay eggs

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by hujambojohn, Jan 19, 2018.

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  1. hujambojohn

    hujambojohn Just Hatched

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    Hi there, I live in Kenya. I am trying get BSFL to feed my chickens, I have made bins and I have put coffee ground, spoiled mango, cabbage leaves and chicken feed to the bins. However it is now 3d already and there is no eggs cluster on the cardboard...
    The temperature here is about 25© during the day and drops to 10© in the night. And the humidity is 35 in the noon time and 65 to 75in the morning and in the afternoon.
    Kindly give me some advice. Thank you
     

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  2. JaeG

    JaeG Flock Master Premium Member

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    You could try adding an attractant such as soured milk, animal manure, or fermenting fruits or fermenting dried corn/maize. Hopefully you'll see some action soon.
     
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  3. hujambojohn

    hujambojohn Just Hatched

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    Thank you, let me try it
     
  4. JaeG

    JaeG Flock Master Premium Member

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    :fl It's not something I've tried before but after seeing how easy it is I might have to give it a go.
     
  5. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    I think you need more moisture. I've read that people use two buckets, first with drain holes, so the bio matter is kept damp/saturated but not filling with water.
     

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