Nest Box Size

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ametauss, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. ametauss

    ametauss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DH is putting the finishing touches on 8 nesting boxes.

    He made 4 boxes per row

    The inside size is 14"h x 12"W x 12"D He's to install a 2" lip in the front to keep the eggs in...

    Do you guys think this is big enough??

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    Last edited: Nov 11, 2008
  2. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

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    North-West Georgia
    I would put a taller lip on them because when you put in nesting material the eggs can still roll out of a 2 inch lip.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My nest boxes are the same dimensions as yours except the edge of my nest boxes is 4".
     

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