Best nest box filler?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 2BD4C10C, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. 2BD4C10C

    2BD4C10C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you all use for your nest box?
     
  2. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pine shavings
     
  3. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I use hay or straw.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I mix shavings and hay.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I like to use a flake of straw...shove it in there, wiggle it around into the sides and corners, push down any 'sticking uppers' and nestle a divot in the center.
    Lasts a good long time.....couple months unless we get a broken egg.
     

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