1. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 14 chickens and was wondering how many boxes to build. Also if you have a picture of some nesting boxes that would be helpful. Thanks.[​IMG]
     
  2. berkeleysprings

    berkeleysprings Chillin' With My Peeps

    you will need 4 boxes
     
  3. ShaggysGirl

    ShaggysGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is 1 for every 4 hens but some times they all will try to use the same one
     
  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Here is a pictures of mine (not very good ones though, and I am adding more nest boxes that I don't have pictures of yet):
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  5. ShaggysGirl

    ShaggysGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's ours
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  6. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    Here's mine...not the best picture, but you get the idea.......

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    There are a total of 5 boxes (and there are 6 hens, 11 pullets at 21 weeks old and 1 Roo). Oh, and 1 turkey!!! [​IMG] She loves to be in my pics!!!
     
  7. BantyRooster

    BantyRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How many eggs do you get from those cats? [​IMG]
     
  8. shopchicks

    shopchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. acdoc

    acdoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 53 hens and 13 laying boxes and when they are all laying they still only use about nine of the boxes
     
  10. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:How true, how true, 1 box per 6 is working great for me.

    AL
     

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