oxNesting Box Size

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Sue, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. Sue

    Sue New Egg

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    [​IMG] What is the correct size of a nesting box? Thanks
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Depends on the size of the hens but a decent size would be a 1 sq ft cube. That may be a bit small for larger breeds so you can go with a 14 x 16 box instead, or a milk crate.
     
  3. suburbanhomesteader

    suburbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ox nesting?

    Gee, and I thought it was tough to find the right-sized CHICKEN nesting boxes!

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