How many nest boxes do I need

Badbaby05

Chirping
9 Years
Jan 17, 2011
171
2
99
I would say 3
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SunnyCalifornia

Songster
9 Years
Oct 8, 2010
2,505
49
174
Escondido CA
All 6 of my hens pile into one "favorite" box, and complain loudly when its taken. I've seen them double stacked in there laying, even though there is a empty, perfectly good next box 3 feet away.

I'd probably make 3 or 4, but don't be surprised when they only use one!
 

sgoff

In the Brooder
8 Years
Mar 12, 2011
84
0
39
Ruston, Louisiana
Wow! Amazed at this forum... Posted my inquiry last night and had 7 answers this morning. Wow! again..... looks like I'll make 3 and see if thats enough!
 

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