1. mylilchix

    mylilchix Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 22 chickens, how many nest boxes should I build? I'm debating between 6 or 8.

    Thanks, Sonja
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    one for every 4 hens...
     
  3. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Jayne is right. 6-8 will be sufficient, as a few extra wont hurt. Theyll all end up crowding into a few regardless, but it is the thought that counts.
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2008

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