when to allow access to nesting box?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickachicka, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. chickachicka

    chickachicka Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    my pullets will be 15 weeks on Monday. When should I uncover their nesting box? I don't want them to poo in it! :rolleyes:Any ideas?

    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. bigoakhunter

    bigoakhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am also watching for input...as my pullets are 12 weeks with the nest boxes boarded up. thanks for posting this question!
     
  3. FarmerChick

    FarmerChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    18 to 22 weeks is when they normally start

    but for me when my pullets went into their final runs at about 15 weeks, they had full access....just have to clean the boxes..LOL
     

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