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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 Songster

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    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 Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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

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