When is the right time to introduce...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BankerJohn, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. BankerJohn

    BankerJohn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,
    When is the right time to introduce nest boxes to a flock that has not started laying yet?
     
  2. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when they are 14 to 16 weeks old so they can get used to seeing them and practice
     
  3. Jacob42

    Jacob42 Out Of The Brooder

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    I put the nesting boxes in when I built the coop, then they were already there. I was amazed to see my hens use them fairly quick after laying their first egg. I was worried that because they were the only chickens I had thew might not know where to put them, silly owner, chickens know what chickens are suppoesed to do.
     

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