entrance to nesting box

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by WengWeng, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. WengWeng

    WengWeng Out Of The Brooder

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    greetings fellow backyard chickeners. my question today is about the size entrance to the nesting box. my entrance is 24 cm high 30 cm wide. is this to big or small.

    any help would be appreciated

    weng weng
     
  2. LittleChooks

    LittleChooks Out Of The Brooder

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    Grr, if only I could remember mine off by heart. I think mine is 30cm high (with a little lip of 5-10 cm on) by 30cm across, so yours should be perfect. Chickens love to feel cosy and have they're own space whilst laying, so make sure to put some straw etc. In for them.
     
  3. WengWeng

    WengWeng Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you little chooks for your fast response
     
  4. LittleChooks

    LittleChooks Out Of The Brooder

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    Your welcome, I saw you had no replies so I helped out as best as I could.
     

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