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Remind me why I buy nesting boxes?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Arztwolf, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since my hens apparently have forgotten how to use them! I've bought them NICE, CLEAN, SPACOIUS hay filled nesting boxes and I get this:

    Free style laying.
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    This Faverolle is suicidal! That dark blob is a very angry brooding Silkie named Sponge. Sponge will actually jump off the nest and allow another bird to lay her egg there before climbing back on. If any do hatch, I wonder how many will be her's?
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    The tail belongs to my OEGB, Amoeba, who decided she is going to brood her eggs in the bottom of a rarely used trashcan.[​IMG]
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  2. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Fore!
    Sounds like a bunch of rebels! Guess they just want to remind you who is really in charge [​IMG]
     
  3. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're also doing it through reproduction.
    "He's buying more chicks;quick lets start brooding!"
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

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