When to remove the Broody Box?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Crusty McPottydoodle, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. Crusty McPottydoodle

    Crusty McPottydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2009
    The Wet Coast
    Chicken Little is almost 2 weeks old and Gussie is doing well as her mama. I am sure the other 2 hens have been laying in the broody box rather than the nest box and that Gussie is rolling the eggs out as I keep finding them on the floor of the hen house. Anyway, I know that they will continue laying in there until I remove the broody box and my concern is if I don't get to the eggs soon enough and we get breakage. The last thing I need is for my hens to get a taste for raw egg.

    Advice please.

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