nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 38farmgirl, May 31, 2010.

  1. 38farmgirl

    38farmgirl In the Brooder

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    How do I know if my nesting boxes are too high for my chickens. They are 10 weeks old and not intrested in it at all.
     
  2. Ga.chickenman

    Ga.chickenman Songster

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    I don't think there quite old enough To be intrested yet!!!
     
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Other than perhaps curiousity, they won't be "interested" in the nest boxes for quite a while...maybe by the time they're 18-20 weeks old. It'll help if you add either a golf ball or a wooden egg to each nest box too. I actually sat my girls up there when they were younger just to let them see inside. Elevated nest boxes do need a perch. Does yours have one?
     

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