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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

    Dec 12, 2010
    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

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co

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

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
  4. BR75

    BR75 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 12, 2010
    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

    Dec 1, 2010
    Owasso, Oklahoma
    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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