LF Cochin roosts and nest boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by dak, May 17, 2010.

  1. dak

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    I am just finishing the exterior of my coop and need to design the interior. Could someone give me suggestions on the proper size/ height/distances for LF Cochins for roosts and nest boxes. Thanks for any and all wisdom, dak
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Roosts 4 feet above the coop floor.

    nest boxes 3 feet above the coop floor and they should be at least 12X12X12. I had a giant partridge cochin hen who was a little cramped in mine but she did fine.
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2010

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