Check out my nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Bantam Jimmy, Aug 12, 2018 at 6:36 PM.

  1. Bantam Jimmy

    Bantam Jimmy Hatching

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    How does my nesting box setup look? Any feedback?
     

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  2. Chickenvi

    Chickenvi In the Brooder

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    Such a great idea. I'm just re-entering the chicken world from being away from it for quiet a long time so that gives me some ideas. Thanks for sharing. Looks great and wonderful idea!
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  3. RustyBucketFarmGirl

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    Nice job! Looks great! I just posted about my nesting box addition today as well.

    What’s the height of the lowest edges of the crates from the floor?
     
  4. Bantam Jimmy

    Bantam Jimmy Hatching

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    24 inches
     
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  5. Rosypetals

    Rosypetals Chirping

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    That’s such a nice, easy-cleaning setup! It looks so neat inside!:yesss::thumbsup
     
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  6. True Patriot

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    Looks good. You may end up adding a higher lip on the front and a roost pole a few inches in front of the boxes for access / waiting room. They may all want the same box.
    ETA:: If in the same area as roosts make sure night roost is higher than boxes or may wind up sleeping in them.
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member 5 Years

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    Is that going to be a poop board and roost above nests?
    Nest need higher front lips(3-4" above nest bedding)...
    ....and perches about 8" out in front of nests for better access.
     
  8. Ducksandchickens

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    Looks great! Might want to put a ramp or something that leads to one box at least bc u will get chickens that hate jumping and will only do Ramps. I have one of those stubborn chickens!
     
  9. Ducksandchickens

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  10. MissChick@dee

    [email protected] Songster

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    Eggcellent Job. Looks nice!

    :thumbsup
     

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