laying box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenboy221, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. chickenboy221

    chickenboy221 Out Of The Brooder

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    how do you train your chickens to lay in their laying boxes?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. chickenboy221

    chickenboy221 Out Of The Brooder

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    sweet am going to try the golf ball thing:D
    thanks for the help:D
     
  4. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I bought ceramic eggs from Murrary Mcmurray hatching. I think they were around $20 with shipping. I placed one egg in each of my nest boxes. Then I took a couple of them and put them on a 3" edge that I have just outside my boxes. They saw the eggs and got the hint. Took a week or two before all of my hens ended up in the boxes. I have 13 hens and 5 boxes but they seem to have their favorite 1 or 2 boxes they all lay in. Good luck hope this helps some.
     
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  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It's no problem at all. I hope it works for you!
     

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