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Hidding eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by efanie, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. efanie

    efanie In the Brooder

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    So this spring I started to free rand my chickens. In the last month they have started to his there eggs how do I get them lay in there laying boxes agine?
     
  2. txnative

    txnative Chirping

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    Can you keep them contained again for a few weeks to remind them where they are supposed to be?
     
  3. nbenevento

    nbenevento Songster

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    That's the only way you are going to get them back into the habit of using the nesting boxes. You have to keep them locked into the coop and run for a few days to a week. Not just one day, that won't do it.
     
  4. efanie

    efanie In the Brooder

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    Ok I can only lock them in there coop so I have locked then in and will see how that goes
     
  5. efanie

    efanie In the Brooder

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    One day locked up and I git 7 eggs only 4 yesterday lets see how tomorrow goes
     

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