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Nesting Boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by BR75, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. BR75

    BR75 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a galvanized nesting box that was given to me by my grandparents, but I am not sure if it will work or not. All the dimensions seem to fit everything I have read except for the width, which is 10 inches per nest box. Will this work for barred rocks?
     
  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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    It should work just fine....
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Sure.
     
  4. BR75

    BR75 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the replies and the welcome! Everything I read said 12" wide would be ideal, so I wanted to ask some more experienced individuals to get their thoughts. Again, thank you.
     
  5. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    I have always used the standard 10 or 12 hole nesting boxes and the work very well! Every once and a while I will catch my 10Lb Buff rooster in the highest one! It is actually very funny! My RIR, Buffs and Barred Rocks use these with no problem I hope this helps BR75!
     

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