nesting boxes per hen ratio?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by pigfarmer, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. pigfarmer

    pigfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My MW and BR have started laying...
    How many boxes to hen ratio do I need?
    Similar to chickens?
    I have 3 MW and 4 BR hens, in different coops.

    Thanx for any input... need to set this up this weekend.

    Will also have eggs or poults for sale.
     
  2. TV

    TV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 hens and 3 nests and they all lay in the same one.
     
  3. jaketheeggman

    jaketheeggman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 8 boxes and 11 hens. They all lay in 1 or 2 boxes.

    jake
     

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