It's 90 degrees in the coop, yet I just had to.....

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    pull two of my big fat brahma hens off the top of another big fat brahma hen sitting in a nestbox! There are 3 other nestboxes available, all identical, all facing the window and fans.


    Just when I start to think chickens might just have a tiny bit of intelligence. [​IMG]
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  3. Crazy4mypeeps

    Crazy4mypeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine seem to want what everyone else has too. They all jocky for the same one. [​IMG]
     
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Isn't it funny? For some reason, one nest box is always very popular....Even if they're identical......[​IMG]
     
  5. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh my goodness -what a visual that is!!!

    JJ
     
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  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Considering that the nestboxes are all covered kitty litter pans, it takes some skill to extract hens without breaking eggs. [​IMG]
     
  7. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    Or hens!

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  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    [​IMG] True, true.
     
  9. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I have this issue too. I have three hens, three nest boxes and they all fight for one.

    So I put two plastic Easter Eggs in another nest box, and suddenly, IT was the place to lay eggs. I move them around to mix it up and try to keep them from fighting.
    I've really got to get a webcam.
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I've got golfballs in all the nestboxes. Doesn't matter. Think my girls have gotten wise to me and can tell the difference between a golfball and a real egg? Nahhhhhh!

    More than once I've had to stop my bossier girls from yanking one of their sisters out of a box when they wanted to use it. Human "cat fights" have nothing on my girls when its hot and they're cranky.
     

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