Wierd spots

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by huntingirl, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. huntingirl

    huntingirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For te past few days, my RIR hen has been goin off laying her eggs in a hidden place that no one can find. Up until now she Lao in the laying boxes like the others. What's up?
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    She may not be able to lay in the nesting boxes, how many do you have? How many hens do you have?
     
  3. huntingirl

    huntingirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 4 nesting boxes and three hens. There's no reason why she couldn't.
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Hmm, she may feel insecure laying and wants a "safe" place to lay. My hen tends to do the same thing and I'm still trying to "cure" her.
     
  5. huntingirl

    huntingirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok. Well I just found her nest a few minutes ago. She sang the egg song and I found her just as she was coming out from under the workshop. Uggggh. We'll never get those eggs.
     
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