Laying boxes

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by roosterboots, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. roosterboots

    roosterboots Just Hatched

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    We have 10 laying boxes (only 7 girls laying right now...the others are still too young). Why do all the hens want to lay in ONE box?
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2016
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    That's the way it always is. [​IMG] One site is always the favorite.
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    What one hen does or likes the others must as well. Just like little kids. [​IMG]
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    'Bait' some or all the nests with fake eggs and/or golf balls....that'll 'spread the love'.
     

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