nesting boxes!?!?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Thortherooster, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. Thortherooster

    Thortherooster Songster

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    so I have 25 chickens and only one of them is a rooster, so if i am not hatching eggs, about how many nesting boxes should i have for them?? i have no idea, will they share?? i have 2 R.I.R, 2 silkies, and rest are black star, and the rooster is a R.I.R.
    Thanks....[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2009
  2. frogs n chickens

    frogs n chickens Chirping

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    3-4 chooks per nest so 8 should be a safe bet; I have 4 for 9 ladies.
     

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