hen laying eggs around the yard

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kellswan, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. kellswan

    kellswan Out Of The Brooder

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    my 24 week old EE just layed her first egg on sunday! problem is she laid it in the garden, then today in the compost pile! when she was getting ready in the compost pile today i picked her up and put her in her nest box, but she refused to stay there. any suggestions?
     
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    I'd lock her up in the coop for a couple days so she learns where to lay, also I'd put some fake eggs in the nesting boxes.
     
  3. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

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  4. Handbags088

    Handbags088 New Egg

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    I think freezer camp perhaps would be a good option. Thanks for the advice!
     

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