Not laying in the nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by weekendskp, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. weekendskp

    weekendskp Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm so excited! I got my first egg today, but it was on the ground under the ramp and not in the nesting boxes. Should I be too concerned?
     
  2. Rennie

    Rennie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first egg [​IMG] - as for where it was I wouldnt really be to concerned, If you use dummy eggs or golf balls you can more or less control where you want them to lay,
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    It often takes them a month or so to get the hand of the whole egg laying thing. Odd eggs, eggs in odd places, tiny eggs.... they'll get it in time.
     

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