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My Girls Are Outside of the Box Thinkers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Woopdeedo, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. Woopdeedo

    Woopdeedo In the Brooder

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    No real concern, but I have two (I think) girls who go into the hutch and lay their eggs, but they lay them on the floor rather than one of the nesting boxes we have for them to use. Everyone else has figured it out. They are newly laying, within the last 3 or 4 weeks.
     
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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They may move to the boxes when they feel more secure.

    Then again, they may not. I collect an egg here everyday from this sneaky Icelandic hen:
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  3. maxxsmommy

    maxxsmommy Songster

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] thats cute!!
     
  4. Woopdeedo

    Woopdeedo In the Brooder

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    Love that!
     
  5. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Quote:OMG Thats the same place 3 of mine lay. First time scared the crap out of me when the bag started moving.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:OMG Thats the same place 3 of mine lay. First time scared the crap out of me when the bag started moving.

    Same here. [​IMG]

    It's funny, this shelf is about 4 feet off the ground with screening in front of it. The top is storage and underneath is for broodies/babies/growout/whatever. She's the first one to get around the barrier.
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  7. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    She only will lay on the freshest of nest materials; the other girls can have her second hand stuff. She is after all a Diva.
     

  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:She is most definitely a diva!
     
  9. pippsqueak

    pippsqueak In the Brooder

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