Nesting box habits

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Christopher28fair, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. Christopher28fair

    Christopher28fair Chirping

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    No matter how many chickens you have, if you have three nesting boxes, at some point at least two hens will crowd into one box.
     
  2. crazy4ChickensNducks

    crazy4ChickensNducks Songster

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    or 4!
     
  3. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    This is an absolute fact!!! :lau
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    It can happen...rare here with 4 nests and fake eggs in all them...plus tighter entrances for not so easy access.
     
  5. legojenn

    legojenn Chirping

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    I wrote a thread about my experience last week. I left a real egg in the unused box and a hen moved the egg into the box my four birds prefer to do their laying in.
     

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