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Communal Nests: How much Space?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by JacobMaxwell, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. JacobMaxwell

    JacobMaxwell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2013
    If I choose to put a communal nest box in my chicken house, how much space should there be for six hens?
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    If they were mine, I'd make it about 24" wide, or two slightly generous nests.

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