Nesting Box for a Bantam...

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by teenchik, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. teenchik

    teenchik Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 OEGB hens with their 1 rooster. I'm building them a permanent coop and cannot find the size for a nesting box for my itty bitty birds [​IMG] ... Help Please [​IMG]
     
  2. BlakesFarm

    BlakesFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? I would build an 1 square foot box for them.
     
  3. teenchik

    teenchik Out Of The Brooder

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    That is way to big. A long time BYC-er who breeds bantams told me 6" by 6" because the birds grow to only 1 pound..

    Thank you banjoejoe4783 [​IMG] [​IMG] He sent me beautiful eggs that are on day four and I can already see development in them.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    There is no set size a nestbox has to be if the bird can go in and lay her egg and get back out.
     

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