Roosting hens laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ksnbrown, Sep 27, 2015.

  1. ksnbrown

    ksnbrown New Egg

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    I have a hen that lays while on a roost. The egg ends up broken or poopy. I have 7 hens and 4 nests. How do I fix this?
     
  2. Toddrick

    Toddrick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess this has probably happened to me twice. I think cleaning out the nesting boxes and putting in fresh straw drew them back to the nesting boxes. Overall for me it was just a temporary anomaly. How long has this been going on?
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Are they new layers?
    Can you post a pic of your nests?
     

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