It works! It works! :-)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MistressBrandy, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. MistressBrandy

    MistressBrandy Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen Roxanne has been a little confused. She sleeps in her nesting box and lays her eggs on her perch. So this morning, I put a plastic egg in each nesting box and it worked! :)[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2014
  2. MistressBrandy

    MistressBrandy Out Of The Brooder

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    I taped the plastic eggs so they will stay together. How long should I leave the plastic ones in the nesting boxes? A week? A month?[​IMG]
     
  3. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I leave my faux nest egg in all the time. most hens prefer a partially filled nest. Even though I have 4 nest, they lay 90% in the same nest, just because there are already eggs in there. I think the only reason another nest gets used is when the favorite is busy.
     

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