my hens wont go in there boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by rifle4570, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. rifle4570

    rifle4570 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 4, 2011
    I built a coup for my two hens that has a closed in spot with two boxes for them to nest but they dont go in them. Will they ever?? they have been in the new pen for about a week and a half now.
  2. spike844

    spike844 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 11, 2010
    Virginia beach, VA
    If you are wanting them to lay eggs in the nest boxes, try putting fake wooden eggs in the boxes. And time should also help. If they lay an egg in the main coop, but the egg in the nest boxes for them to see it there.

    - Noah

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