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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

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    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

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    For that number of birds two is enough.....
     
  3. jbowen9

    jbowen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It doesnt matter they will all probably lay all in one nest anyway i know mine trys
     

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