nesting box question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ginger c., May 27, 2011.

  1. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 4 standards and 2 silkies. I know 2 boxes should be enough, but should I make a third one and place it lower for the silkies? or will they get up just as high as the other ladies?
     
  2. ninnyeggs

    ninnyeggs Out Of The Brooder

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    the silkies need most everything lower for them. i would make a lower one for the silkies and lower roosting the short lil girl have trouble haha i can relate
     
  3. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's what I was worried about. Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  4. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My girls don't mind height but really love a ladder or ramp access with a walkway / perch on the front of the nests. Seems with this available, they prefer the top nests. Must be an instinct, trying to avoid predators?
     
  5. ninnyeggs

    ninnyeggs Out Of The Brooder

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    haha yeah some are good and brave and then some are afraid of heights haha
     

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