should i take the favorite nest away?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chkinut, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    hi guys! i have 4 girls who are laying (2 just started laying a couple weeks ago). all 4 of them want the SAME nest, and i know there's not a lot i can do about that. and i wouldn't mind if they all wanted the same didn't make them extremely LOUD!!! today i had 3 chickens who were doing the egg song cuz there was a girl using the favorite nest and the other 3 were MAD!! even my sweet quiet EE was egg-songin-it! and i live in town and i do NOT want neighbors to complain. hubby is actually getting ready to build me a new coop, but it probably won't be done or a month or so....but in the mean time i was wondering if i should take away the favorite box in hopes of stopping all this LOUD fighting over the same "toy"?
  2. Rainbow Dash

    Rainbow Dash Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 15, 2011
    I wouldn't recommend it. Taking it away might make them even louder because they want it. And they want it NOW. [​IMG]

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