Nesting Box question?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by RhodeIslandRed8U, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. RhodeIslandRed8U

    RhodeIslandRed8U New Egg

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    Hello all, I'm in the final days of finishing my coop. I have a question on the nesting boxes, do I need to have dividers between the nesting boxes or can they be open.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Karrie13

    Karrie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    Minnesota
    I have two closed and one larger one that is open. My girls prefer the divided ones, the open one MIGHT have one or two eggs in it each day but the two divided ones have all the others. I would go with the divided ones myself.

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  3. DragonFeathers

    DragonFeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use milk crates on there sides, so mine are divided. Some chickens like a community nest, some don't
     
  4. RhodeIslandRed8U

    RhodeIslandRed8U New Egg

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    Looks like it's a good idea to divide the hens while they are laying.

    Thanks
     

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