cullenf27

In the Brooder
8 Years
Apr 27, 2011
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How many nesting boxes should I have for six chickens?

Thanks in Advance
 

Opa

Opa-wan Chickenobi
12 Years
May 11, 2008
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Howell Michigan
I would recommend that you provide two, but they may all lay in one. Hens seem to prefer and secluded place to lay their eggs in and while many folks get along just fine with a communal nest, I've found they will take to laying where you want them to quicker with individual nests.
 

Davlyn

Songster
9 Years
Feb 6, 2010
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Howdy, I was just given a building that was a huge dble dog house. Its 5'x3' & over 5' tall. looking
4 ideas on nesting box's.
Going to put the roosting pole each end & the box's in the middle along the back wall:confused:
 

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