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How many nest boxes in the coup do I need?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Rainman, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. Rainman

    Rainman Out Of The Brooder

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    Jul 29, 2008
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    For example, if I had a dozen girls laying eggs almost everyday, does each want it's own nesting box? Or do they share?
     
  2. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    3 to 4 hens will share a box. Which would make it 3 or 4 nest boxes for you. (Good think I did well in math!) [​IMG]
     

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