New behavior in the coop.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BBB Becky, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. BBB Becky

    BBB Becky Out Of The Brooder

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    Suddenly, my hens are making big holes in their straw in the coop during the day. The coop looks like a beach ball has landed. Why have they just started doing this?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Is it like they are making nests? Have you been finding eggs away from the nesting boxes? Another possibility is that they are simply entertaining themselves - do they have access to "outdoor activities?"
     

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