Trashing the coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tracy Farrell, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. Tracy Farrell

    Tracy Farrell Hatching

    May 25, 2012
    I have beautiful girls. 2 are laying and the other who is not trashes the coop! She removes all bedding from the nesting boxes and dislodges the roosting bars! Some serious noises come from the coop when she does this. Does anyone know why she's doing this?

  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Songster

    Jun 12, 2010
    Safford, Arizona
    very jealous hen ? you will need to tie down the roost better so she wont do that again. as for her taking stuff out of nest, she is bored. put some hay or straw out side and let her play in it. maybe let her eat corn on cob to keep her mind off !

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