Nesting Box Division?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by HongKongFuy, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. HongKongFuy

    HongKongFuy New Egg

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    In a few months my girls are gonna wanna lay so do I really need the dividers in the nesting box and if so why?

    Thanks,
    HKF
     
  2. GreggsEggs

    GreggsEggs Cooped Up

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    You should have about (1)one nesting box for every five(5) hens.

    They like privacy when laying eggs, so dividers will give them that.

    So, in my humble opinion, yes you should.

    DeWayne
     

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