Neighbor shows up yesterday with a bunch of our eggs.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by monteburns, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. monteburns

    monteburns New Egg

    May 24, 2010
    We've been letting out chickens out to run and scratch in the Spring air. Didn't think they were getting in the neighbors yard, but my neighbor found that my hens have been laying eggs in the bushes at her house! She thought it was funny and we gave her some of the eggs, but I was surprised that they laid the eggs outside of the nesting boxes. Any good ways to train them to lay back in the boxes? I'm not going to let them out for awhile, that's for sure.

    I was wondering why my egg production was down.
  2. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Lock them up in the hen house for a couple of days. They will remember where they are suppose to lay.
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers


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