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How many nexting boxes?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickling, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. chickling

    chickling New Egg

    Mar 25, 2009
    Sandy, UT
    My husband is designing the coop for our 6 chicks, and we have one friend who says we need a nesting box for each hen. Everything I've read here says two should be plenty. Is there anyone who thinks there's a chance we'll need more than 2?
  2. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    SE Iowa
    For that number of birds two is enough.....
  3. jbowen9

    jbowen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    southwest Virginia
    It doesnt matter they will all probably lay all in one nest anyway i know mine trys

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