social

Using Porcelain Eggs in Nesting Boxes


Gold Post Medal for All Time! 899 Posts

porcelain eggsOur chickens kept laying their eggs on the bottom of their hen house. It isn't good for the eggs to be laid outside of the nesting box for multiple reasons. They are at risk of getting broken, which can lead to the chickens eating the eggs and they are more likely to get pooped on.

Advertisement

We tried numerous things without results. Finally we decided to buy some porcelain eggs, which look and feel like real eggs. We placed them in the nesting boxes and added extra bedding for additional comfort.

porcelain eggs

 

porcelain eggs in nesting box

 

After about a week, one of the chickens kicked the fake eggs out and laid her eggs the nesting box! The other chickens followed her lead and all of our eggs have been in the boxes ever since.

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

February 11, 20140 found this helpful

What a smart chicken! I can't wait to have my own.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 12, 20140 found this helpful

The porcelain eggs come in many colors and sizes and the chickens don't seem to care even if they are blue, pink, yellow, big or small. The porcelain eggs are also great for crafting; glue gun sparkled with all kinds of fun stuff or colored with fancy pens... win, win!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Advertisement

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Page
< Previous
Categories
Pets Birds ChickensFebruary 7, 2014
Pages
More
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
🍂
Thanksgiving Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2022-10-19 19:54:42 in 912 msecs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2022 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Using-Porcelain-Eggs.html