Nesting Hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TNOTV, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. TNOTV

    TNOTV In the Brooder

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    We have a hen that has decided to nest in our barn and not in the nesting boxes in the coop she laid a egg we took it and today she was back on the nest she built any sugestions to get her to lay in the nesting boxes
     

  2. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Songster

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    Place some fake eggs or golf balls in the nesting boxes.
     
  3. TNOTV

    TNOTV In the Brooder

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    we placed golf balls in the boxes bout 4 weeks ago whacha think bout leaving her in the coop til she makes another nest
     
  4. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Songster

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    Could try that!!!
     
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