I need help with hen houses.urgent

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jmiller958, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. jmiller958

    jmiller958 New Egg

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    Hi guys, i am new to the chicken community. I am trying to build a coop but cnat fugure out if i should do individual boxes, one big box, or does it matter. If i do one big box i would have 2 boxes that are 42x12x12 and one that is 31x12x12. If you have any other ideas then i am up for suggestions.
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The 42 long. Should do 3 nests boxes just fine
     
  3. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  4. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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    People do different things but I have one l shaped laying box. A lot of times they all use the same nest. In my opinion it's really whatever you want.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I agree - don't sweat it - regardless of what you do, your chickens will have other ideas. I have three nest boxes, but all my laying hens fight over 1 of them - total madness (to a human at least) but thats chickens for you!

    CT
     
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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.
     

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