how to stop my chickens from laying eggs in the wrong nest

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by danielab95, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. danielab95

    danielab95 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 15, 2015
    i have ducks that are laying on the eggs and have started hatching ducklings my chickens keep laying their eggs in the nests where my ducks are laying and we haven't gotten any eggs for weeks as they are all in the duck nests. how can i get my chickens to lay there eggs in a new nest so that the eggs won't get mixed up as the ducks are incubating both duck eggs and chicken eggs.
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    If they're in the same building, you can't. What you can do is mark all the eggs being incubated and remove volunteers regularly.

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