5 gallon bucket roll out nest box?
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If my design works, I'll share. There are companies out there that make roll-out trays that fit $200 roll-out nest boxes. These trays can be retrofit to a 5gal bucket with a couple of screws if necessary, but they don't address egg eating, only easy collection. The trays are only about $6 ea; so that's a decent option, but not a solution for egg-eaters, and doesn't provide a perch nor does it protect the eggs from pecking. You'd have to build a perch and lid assembly into your bucket. Once you do that, you may as well build a plywood nest box.
There are a lot of plywood and nail designs. Not everyone can build those; lots of cuts and pieces and fitting. I'm going to try to make something a lot simpler from a 5 gallon bucket and a chunk of drain pipe that can be constructed with a minimal number of tools. Hopefully it works out.
We waiting in suspense ! LOL
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