cleaning and install how high for used nesting box?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by amenfarm, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. amenfarm

    amenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I have bought a 10 on each side nesting box,[​IMG].

    1. What do I disinfect it with? I know bleach or vinegar causes more rust. Can I use antibacteria soap and let it dry in the sun? or a dilution of bleach to water?

    2. how high should it sit in the coop? my husband wants to suspend from the ceiling--will that work?

    3. my coop design was 8x8, will 81/2x8 work, or will 9 feet make getting it in/out easier? I'm only using 1 side and closing off the other side.

    4. Does anyone know if there is a resource for replacement parts? it's shenandoah company made.
    5. There are permant fake eggs inside with black plastic pans-- can/do I still use nesting materials? Do i add some soft material to the runner for the eggs?
    This farmer has several more, craigs list in chattanooga--the farmer is in varnell,ga. $25.00 each.[​IMG] He also sells ture amerucana (sp?) and black copper maran, chicks and fertile eggs.
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2011
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    amenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anybody??
     

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