laying hens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jackie 10 hens, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. Jackie 10 hens

    Jackie 10 hens New Egg

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    I have 9 hens and they have started to ;lay...but they are all laying in one nest.They each have a nest but will wait in line until the hen is done and then she will go lay and this keep going...I wondering why they are not laying in the other nest?
    the nest are all made the same?
     
  2. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every flock has their favorite nest. Someone decided that that was a good place to lay and everyone else fell in line. If you take out all but that one nest you are bound to find eggs in the run or yard. If you ever get a broody she will hog that nest and others will climb on top of her to lay their eggs. It is completely normal!
     

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