When hens decide to lay eggs do you have to show them

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by stone_family3, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where their nesting boxes are or will they just find them on their own?


    I'm learning that as they get older I'm getting more and more stupid on the subject. LOL.
     
  2. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Golf balls will become your best friend. Just stick one in each nest and they'll eventually figure it out.
     
  3. bambi

    bambi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hokankai, I didn't have any golfballs so I took a couple of eggs and poked holes in them blew out the inside rinsed them out real good refilled with sand taped the ends back up. Worked out great and they lasted for a very long time. My hens lay brown eggs and I used white for the decoy.
     
  4. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That works too, as does those wooden eggs you can get. But we golf here so that's what we used
     
  5. Lil'ChickFarm

    Lil'ChickFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol, guess I will have to ask my neighbor for some golf balls, hehe........Great idea and I was wondering the same thing.
     
  6. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have tons of golf balls, everytime we go junking near the course we come home with clubs and balls.
     

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