how big do the nest boxes need to be

Dawn419

Lost in the Woods
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Apr 16, 2007
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Check out tis search I did for nest box dimensions. There are atleast 3 posts there.

I think the basic size is 12" x 12" for standard breeds. We use 12" x 16" for our banties because we built them out of an old fish fry brooder.



Here's another cool nest box post.

Hope this helps.

Dawn
 

speedabug

Songster
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Apr 5, 2008
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Mine a 14in. wide by 14in.high by 12in. deep and they keep my 12 hens happy.
 

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