nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Dinkadoo, May 17, 2009.

  1. Dinkadoo

    Dinkadoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How far off the floor should the nesting boxes be?? Also, how many boxes for 8 golden comets?? The coop and run should be ready this weekend for the girls. Can't wait to get my laundry room back!!![​IMG]
     
  2. pkeeler

    pkeeler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A foot off the floor is fine, maybe 14" if you are doing the deep litter method. You don't want any of the boxes higher than the lowest roost. I believe the rule of thumb is one box per four hens.
     

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