nesting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stilltexx, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. stilltexx

    stilltexx Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it normal for chickens to share nest and yes there are plenty of nests for all chickens
     
  2. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes!! I used to have this problem and got several broken eggs for my trouble. I built new, smaller boxes for them so only one hen can fit in at a time. However - they still will fuss if someone is in 'their' nestbox [​IMG] Sue
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Yes, it's normal. You can put 5 identical nest boxes in the coop and they'll pick a favourite one that they'll all want to lay in.
     
  4. stilltexx

    stilltexx Out Of The Brooder

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    ok thanks
     

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