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hens keep moving HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mk3luke, May 28, 2011.

  1. mk3luke

    mk3luke New Egg

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    May 24, 2011
    hello lads
    i have 3 young hens that are hatching. but i want to move them out of the laying area and in to my hatching pens. i normaly just move them in to a box in the pen lock them in to it over night and in the morning that stay ther. bt with theys hens i can move them put them in the box, lock them in the box over night and they will stay ther for a day or maby 2 but then they will get up and go back to laying area.
    any ideas on how to get them to stay in the nests??
    help please
     
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Quote:Can you lock them in there for a couple more days? I know if I move any of my chickens I need to keep them locked up for a week so they know where to go back to.
     
  3. mk3luke

    mk3luke New Egg

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    i spose i can give it ago, does it matter if 2 hens are in the same pen hatching?
     

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