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nesting box question

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

  1. chicketydooda

    chicketydooda Chirping

    Sep 26, 2013
    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

    Dec 16, 2011
    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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