Amount of nestboxes

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by halo, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Im seeing in articles where they say you should have 1 nest box per 4 hens. How many people here do that? Or do you do something different?
     
  2. blue fire

    blue fire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is good idea unless you want a shortage of eggs or eggs laid on the floor [​IMG]
     
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    I use the "One nest box per 4 hen" rule also but still find one on the floor, occasionally. [​IMG]

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