How many birds per nest box?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Lilacfeather, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. Lilacfeather

    Lilacfeather Out Of The Brooder

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    Right now, I have 6 pullets, 11 weeks old, and I have 2 nest boxes. If I got 2 more, for a total of 8 chickens, would that be enough for all of them?
     
  2. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's usually one nest box per 4 hens
     

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