Plastic Nesting Box

Average User Rating:
4.04762/5,
  • High density polyethylene that is easy to clean and will not rust, rot, or corrode.
    Ventilation holes for fresh air.
    Sloped roof prevents roosting.
    Easy to mount and remove for cleaning.
    Space saving modular layout - can mount vertically or side by side.
    Perch gives hens a place to land before entering the nest.
    Raised panel in front keeps bedding and eggs from being pushed out.
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Recent User Reviews

  1. Albertan
    5/5,
    "Great if another nest box needed."
    Pros - Durable and cheap! Chickens like it.
    Purchase Price:
    Under 20$
  2. annanicole18
    5/5,
    "Years of Use"
    Pros - Light weight, easy to clean and easy to move.
    Cons - Had to buy it unlike homemade ones
    I have has the same hang on the Wall nest box for 7 years. For the $20 it cost it was well worth it. Easy to relocate unlike custom built boxes for exact areas. Cleaning with a scrub brush and oil soap every now and again is a big bonus too. Opening has been large enough for my biggest hens and two determined bantams can fit in there with ease.
    Purchase Price:
    20
    Purchase Date:
    2011
  3. igorsMistress
    5/5,
    "Pretty good nest box"
    Pros - Easy to clean, light weight.
    Cons - None so far
    We bought 2 of these boxes about a year ago and put them in the coop before the girls started laying. They have been used every day for over six months by 5 to 9 chickens. We had one girl that preferred the corner on the floor for a while but eventually she started using a box.
    We have been happy with them and our girls seem to like them. We added a third box before our pullets started laying just in case. Our Australorp pullets are big girls and they have no problem using them. With the newbies figuring things out there have been a couple broken eggs. I simply took the box off the wall, rinsed it out and rehung when dry.
    It's very hot and dry here and the plastic isn't brittle, no cracks or damage in any way. Very happy we opted for these rather than building wood boxes.

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  1. Bogtown Chick
    ChinoChix...maybe it was $18 I paid for it. Just thinking about it and 1 year later seeing $20 on them. Anything under $20 is a bit easier to bit the bullet on, IMO. LOL
  2. RareDuck
    I bought mine covered cat litter pans from Dollar General for $11. each. My birds are happy with them.
  3. RareDuck
    I bought mine covered cat litter pans from Dollar General for $11. each. My birds are happy with them.
  4. RareDuck
    I bought mine covered cat litter pans from Dollar General for $11. each. My birds are happy with them.
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  5. Bogtown Chick
    CoopsNMore. Must have had them on sale. Today they are $20.50 on there. I'm sure I didn't pay that amount when I bought it. I mounted mine on a scrap of plywood after taking a look at the back of it and the stud walls I have in place.
  6. ChinoChix
    Where did you get them for $13? I paid $25 for mine and the chickens love them. Would like to get some more. The only problem I had was that I installed mine on wall studs inside my tack shed so needed to put something behind them (plexiglass) so the eggs wouldn't roll out. Better installed on a flat surface.
  7. Scott H
    Yep, one of mine fills it but I saw two squeezed in once so I bought another. Now when one goes broody there is a place for her.
  8. aggielady
    Oh good! Glad I'm the only one & yours could use it
    My pullets must be a little larger than average (or I got a smaller nest box) because they literally could barely fit just one, much less two.
  9. Scott H
    When I had a broody Wyandotte who wouldn't get out of one of these nesting boxes one of the other hens would climb in with her. These are large birds.
  10. Teena Marie
    I used the deep litter method and really don't want the straw mixed in with the shaving on the floor. I just like a lot of shavings in the box. There is still enough so that I don't have damage to the eggs. If I put a piece of plywood on the front I think I would loose that easy clean up part. Great ideas though. Thanks so much!

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