We got eggs!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chicken Fred, Jul 27, 2014.

  1. Chicken Fred

    Chicken Fred Hatching

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    Thanks for all your help. Michael, I did what you said about closing off the nest from them and today we got two eggs in the bottom of the coop. Tomorrow morning I will turn the nesting box around so they can get in it and see what happens.
     

  2. luvmypets

    luvmypets Songster

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    Is this meant to be on another thread.


    If not :welcome
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Good luck with getting the hens to lay in the boxes! :)
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Be sure to put fake eggs in the nest. This will show them where to lay.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Great. Hopefully they will sleep on the roosting bars from now on. Mountain Peeps suggestion about putting fake eggs in the nest box is a good one. I always have a couple of fake eggs in my tunnel nests. Good luck.
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     

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