1. mamatomany

    mamatomany Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 8 x 12 coop for 24 chickens right now. I have along a 12 foot wall a roost and along an 8 foot wall a roost. Along the other 12 foot wall is an eight nesting box unit. They are using the boxes as a pooping area. I have not had any eggs in months now. Half of the chickens will be 3 in the spring (mixed breeds). The others will be 6 months in January (RIR) with another 10 that will be 6 months in March which are housed in my barn in a 12x12 stall. Should I put up another roost somewhere? Maybe I will try to get some pics today and post them? The other chickens will go in this coop also eventually when they are big enough...maybe February.
     
  2. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to make sure I understand,
    You do NOT have roosts OVER the nesting
    boxes. Correct?
     
  3. mamatomany

    mamatomany Out Of The Brooder

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    The nest boxes have a roost spot for them to get into the nest boxes.
     

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