Only use one laying box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by centavo71, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. centavo71

    centavo71 Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens have 7 boxes to lay in and so far (just been laying maybe 10 days) they always always use the same box - the little one on the end. Funny birds! [​IMG]
     
  2. blueheaven

    blueheaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine did the same thing. now that more are laying they are using more of the boxes. i put fake eggs in the ones no one is using.
    guess they like the look of a an already made nest!
     
  3. koifarm

    koifarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hens are pretty eclectic on choosing nesting boxes....mine rotate between five different ones, today I had 8 eggs in one and 4 in the other......go figure.....[​IMG]
     

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