Nest Box Sharing

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobbieschicks, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    My 27 week old White Leghorn Snow White decided it was time to lay her egg and she wasn't going to let the fact that 23 week old Smokey was already in her favorite nest box deter her. She pushed her way up there, stood on Smokey and laid her egg! LOL!

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I don't have a answer but that photo is adorable [​IMG]
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    When they are feeling communal, there is no right answer to the question, "how many hens can fit into laying box at one time?" I've seen up to four.
     
  4. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Mine don't share, but it is normal :)
     
  5. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    I don't think Snow White or Smokey wanted to share. They just did it. Lol.
     
  6. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Captured the egg laying on video :)

     

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