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How many nest boxes?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tredin18, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. tredin18

    tredin18 Out Of The Brooder

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    First timer here. Getting 2 New Hampshire Reds, 2 Ameraucanas and 2 Barred Rock for a total of 6. How many nest boxes should I have for these layers?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Two will be fine, but don't be surprised if they only decide to lay in just one of them - they can be a bit bonkers when it comes to where to lay.
     

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