nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jaredslilcluckers, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. jaredslilcluckers

    jaredslilcluckers Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 laying hens and 16 pullets how many nesting boxes do I need.[​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    You should figure one nest box for every four to five hens and then accept the fact that they are all gonna want to use the same box(s) anyhow.
     
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  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    4/5 birds per nest box. They will probably favor certain nests. Mine do.
     
  4. jaredslilcluckers

    jaredslilcluckers Out Of The Brooder

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    THANK YOU.
     

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