To put a roof over the nesting boxes or not?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by smcgill, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. smcgill

    smcgill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 chicken an one rooster.
    They seem to use only two nest boxes.
    I'm building a bigger and insulated coop.
    I have built three nests that will be out in the open compared to what they are used to.
    Should I put a roof over the nests , or will this promote roosting on it?
    Thanks
    Sean
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd put a roof on the nests.
     

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