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When to provide access to nesting box?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rockin CR, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. Rockin CR

    Rockin CR In the Brooder

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    My coop is designed for 12 chickens (I only have 9) with 3 nesting boxes on each side. My chicks have been in the coop since they were 4 weeks old so I have closed off the nesting boxes with plywood. The girls are now 9 1/2 weeks old. When should I remove the plywood and bed down the boxes for them?
     
  2. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Songster

    Apr 10, 2011
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    I'd say around fifteen weeks :)
     
  3. Rockin CR

    Rockin CR In the Brooder

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    Great! That's what I'll aim for. Thanks[​IMG]
     

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