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when to open nesting boxes?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dtpauly, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. dtpauly

    dtpauly In the Brooder

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    I have 2 Americauna's that are about 18 weeks. I've been told that the nesting box needs to be closed so that don't use it as a "bathroom". It is the same height as the roost I believe. When should I open it and do I leave it open all day once I do open it? Thanks - I'm new at this.
     

  2. you do leave it open all day you can probably just open it up now
     
  3. dtpauly

    dtpauly In the Brooder

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    Thank you - do I close it at night and just open all day, or just always open?
     
  4. always open
     

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