ideas for silkie nest box please!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Billy-jean, May 27, 2012.

  1. Billy-jean

    Billy-jean Songster

    Jun 13, 2011
    my silkie hens are laying on the floor of the coop,,I would like them to lay in the box I provided,but nope..any suggestions for a nest box they might use??
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Try one of those enclosed kitty litter boxes. The lip is not too high for them to get inside and they like the feeling of security that the lid provides.
  3. Silkies like to lay on top of other eggs. So a golf ball in a cardboard box on the ground might do the trick.

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