poop problem

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cajunlizz, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Just lately some of my chickens in the smaller coop 8x12 are pooping in the nesting boxes .... Any suggestions of how to stop that ? [​IMG]
  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    If they're sleeping in them, kick em out when you catch them. Place them on the roost and they can;t find their way back in the dark. Do it long enough and they'll get it. If they're pooping while laying I don;t know what to tell you...
  3. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    SE Iowa
    Yep, have to run them out till they get the hint.

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