Tight Fit in Nest Boxes

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by jomoncon, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. jomoncon

    jomoncon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning, I heard a lot of squawking coming from the coop & went to take a look. There were 1 of my RIRs in each of the 2 nest boxes & have & 3 or 4 were hanging around waiting there turn. These were the ones making all the noise. Like "Hurry up. It's my turn!!"

    Well, after a few minutes they got tired of waiting & decides to crawl into the nest boxes with the others. One box had 2, and the other box had 3 hens all jammed in.
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  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    No matter how many boxes you put in, there is always a dog pile.
     
  3. jomoncon

    jomoncon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Good description for this.
     
  4. EasterEggersRULE

    EasterEggersRULE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you might need to add another nest box.
     
  5. mychookschick

    mychookschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL... I totally agree with Laree! I had 24 nest boxes for 25 birds, and they were still all piled in one box!
     

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