laying habits

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by coop mom, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. coop mom

    coop mom New Egg

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    Hi I'm new to this. We have a couple of chickens that are brooding now, will the other chickens stop laying if they are nesting in the box they all use to lay in?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    You will need to add another nest box for the others that are not broody. You can use a cardboard box if you have nothing else. Put some bedding and fake eggs in there to temp them to use the new box. Yes, the others will still need to lay.

    Good luck with your broodies and flock and welcome to our roost!!
     
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  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    X2 add another nest or two.
    Good luck![​IMG]
     
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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. X3 on TwoCrows. You need to add another nest box with bedding and a fake egg in it for the non-broody hens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your broodies.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Hope you have fun and if you need anything we are here to help!!

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  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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