Nesting Box From A Bookshelf

By tweetysvoice, Mar 4, 2012 | Updated: Mar 4, 2012 | | |
  1. tweetysvoice
    I created a nesting box from a bookshelf we had saved from the trash pile! I think it turned out pretty good. I want to add a small perch in front of it, but will wait till it's mounted before I do that. I might want to wait until they are supposed to get up in it, so they don't decide they want to sleep in them before they start laying.

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    his is the shelving unit that I started with.

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    This is the end result of a nesting box. I will be adding a slanted "roof" to it once it's mounted as well to keep them from perching and laying on top of it. I left the slats open on the top to help with ventilation and am considering adding some curtains for the box since it will be in a highly lit greenhouse/coop. Gotta give the girls a bit of privacy.

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  1. loviedoviemomma
    Looks great! Thanks for sharing!
  2. crossgirl
    Fabulous! It turned out so nice.
  3. nanadee
    repurpose'd very well
  4. splashduck
    That's a good idea. Like the curtains idea too. Good use of resources.
  5. fuzzybutt love
    That is beautiful, and just the right size and setup! two thumbs up! :)
  6. Sweetfolly
    Very nice! :)

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