Laying out of coop all of a sudden.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by percy, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. percy

    percy Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 11, 2009
    Our Gals have been happily laying in their nesting boxes for months & all of a sudden they are 'holding it' until we let them out [they are pretty free range] - now they sprint for the bushes or a planter in front of our house. They act crazy when they are 'cooped up' & refuse to lay until we let them out... i can't think of anything significant that has changed that would cause this? any ideas? keep them in? wooden eggs?
  2. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just posted on "fake egg" thread that I use my "nest eggs" when my girls need to be reminded to lay in the nesting boxes. It seems to help my girls remember the rules.
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2010

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