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Lynda Riley

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lynda Riley, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. Lynda Riley

    Lynda Riley New Egg

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    Hello new member was wondering how to get my chickens to lay eggs in the coop house they free range
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Hi and welcome to BYC [​IMG]

    You will likely have to keep them confined for a while until they feel most comfortable laying in the boxes. This may mean you will need a run as well, at least until they are trained to use the boxes.
     
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  3. Lynda Riley

    Lynda Riley New Egg

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    Thanks that is what I thought
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
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  6. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    Hi Lynda very nice to meet you. Hope you enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do. I would also suggest you put golf balls in the nest post to give them an idea where they should lay.
     
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  8. Lynda Riley

    Lynda Riley New Egg

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    They were raised in coop and free ranging about a month before laying. They never laI'd any eggs in coop.
     
  9. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello!!Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
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  10. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Lynda, [​IMG]

    x2 on the confining your birds to the coop for a few days with golf balls or plastic eggs in the nesting boxes. You could also try leaving them in the coop later in the morning until most of them have laid their eggs.

    What breed of chickens do you have?

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!
     
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