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Instead of 'tricking' my girls, I got myself

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by honeyb711, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. honeyb711

    honeyb711 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I heard placing rubber eggs/or similar, in nesting boxes may, or may not, encourage the girls to lay. As we are waiting our first egg, i thought 'why not, it won't hurt', & so i placed a rubber egg in one of the boxes...

    & this morning shrieked with delight when feeding the ladies I found this...my rubber egg [​IMG] I forgot it was me [​IMG]

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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    [​IMG] - That's exactly the same kind of thing that i do. It's a comfort to know I'm not alone [​IMG]
     
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  3. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    I took a sharpie and drew circles around my ceramic eggs to avoid this very thing. :D
     
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  4. Pendragonz

    Pendragonz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which is why I elected to use the golf ball trick! [​IMG]
     
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  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I've picked up a fake egg and put it in the basket.... more than once.....when the pencil marks wore off, guess I should use a sharpie.
     
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