Check out my nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Bantam Jimmy, Aug 12, 2018.

  1. Bantam Jimmy

    Bantam Jimmy In the Brooder

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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

    RustyBucketFarmGirl Songster

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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 In the Brooder

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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

    True Patriot Sanity is subjective

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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!

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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

    Ducksandchickens Crowing

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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

    Ducksandchickens Crowing

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  10. MissChick@dee

    MissChick@dee Crowing

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    Eggcellent Job. Looks nice!

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