Nest Box Size For Cochins?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by GracieNut, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. GracieNut

    GracieNut Out Of The Brooder

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    My husband is just about finished with the coop (YAY), and he's saving the nest boxes for last. I was out looking at it today and told him I think the space allowed for the nest boxes (which will be accessible from the outside) are too small.

    Can anyone tell me what size nest boxes should be for bantam Cochins??
    Thanks!
     
  2. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

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    My girls have a 10x12 and do fine.
     
  3. GracieNut

    GracieNut Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! Is that for each bird, or do they share? Sorry if I sound like an idiot! I'm new to chickens! LOL
     
  4. sunflowerenvy

    sunflowerenvy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 hen per box they take turns that what a heard
     

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