The whole golf ball plastic egg thing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Streetview, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. Streetview

    Streetview Chillin' With My Peeps

    So I happen to have a plastic egg that is from my daughters play kitchen. Its lighter than a real egg or golf ball. Is it ok to put in the nesting boxes?
  2. cutechick53

    cutechick53 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2013
    Can it be broken? If it can't put it in. It will help the chickens think all eggs are destructible and lower your chances on egg eating hens.
  3. Streetview

    Streetview Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nope it can't, its plastic, its just really light!
  4. texaschickyall

    texaschickyall Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 7, 2014
    I put colored Easter eggs in my nesting boxes and they worked great to teach the new pullets where to lay. I'm sure your little egg will be great. Our feed store sells wooden ones for 1.00 as well as another option to look for.
  5. BexB

    BexB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2013
    Northwest Alabama
    I fill the plastic eggs with dirt and superglue them closed.
    1 person likes this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by