nest size for a old english bantie

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fowler_chick, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. fowler_chick

    fowler_chick Songster

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    just wondering what size i should make my nest boxes for my little hens, should i go with the standard 12 x12 or since there smaller go smaller?
     
  2. embkm

    embkm Songster

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    You could get away with smaller, but my banties never turned down the regular sized nest. I'd stick with 12x12.
     

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