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how many roos/nest boxs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Teresaann24, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    how many roosters should I keep with 5 hens? Also too how many hens how many roosters should I have?

    Also how many nests boxs should I have for 5 hens or more?
     

  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    One rooster for 12 hens and I'd say 1-2 nest boxes for every 6 hens... although you'll find that they all prefer the same box. [​IMG]
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    LOL..Thanks for the quick reply.
     

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