Look what I found!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Foxyrockie, Nov 14, 2016.

  1. Foxyrockie

    Foxyrockie In the Brooder

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    Out of necessity, I locked my hen up overnight a couple nights ago. The next morning, I got my very first egg. Excited right?! Well the next day, I went to let her out and got another egg. Yay! Day after that, no egg in the cage,but I hadn't locked her up the previous night. I figured, hey she's taking a day off. Next day, no egg. What the heck lady? Well, a few minutes ago I got the idea to have a look around the yard. Apparently she's been laying for what looks like about a week and a half now! Lol, guess she got tired of waiting for me get her nest together.[​IMG]
     

  2. PeepersMama

    PeepersMama Living in a galaxy far, far away...

    WHOA! Appearently she decided to provide you with an easter egg hunt! [​IMG]
    If you put a golf ball or two in a nest, then that will give her the idea that she is supposed to lay in the boxes. I have also seen fake ceramic eggs at TSC.
    Have fun with your new eggs!
     
  3. Foxyrockie

    Foxyrockie In the Brooder

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    I've had some fake eggs I bought on clearance after Easter that I've been waiting to use for just that purpose. I don't blame her for making her own nest. I've had plenty of time to do it! Lol, I'm SO excited though!!!!
     
  4. PeepersMama

    PeepersMama Living in a galaxy far, far away...

    Make sure that if they are just hollow eggs that you put something in them so they feel/weigh like real eggs. If they don't weigh the same then she will just throw them out of the nest.
     

  5. Foxyrockie

    Foxyrockie In the Brooder

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    Thanks!
     

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