when to open nesting boxes?

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

  1. dtpauly

    dtpauly Out Of 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. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    dtpauly Out Of The Brooder

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

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    always open
     

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