nesting box question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicketydooda, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. chicketydooda

    chicketydooda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are in the process of building nesting boxes...will they use the nesting boxes if they are not inside the hen house? they will look like this....[​IMG]
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut

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    Most likely they will. SOME hens, however, like to find hidden spots outside to lay. I usually keep new pullets in the coop for a week or so so 1.) They know what is home and will come back at night to roost and 2.) So they know where to lay and will com back.
     

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