Covered Litter boxes for Nesting boxes?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kickinchicken, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. kickinchicken

    kickinchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2010
    Rhode Island
    I searched the archives for nesting boxes and noticed that someone mentioned that people sometimes use covered litter boxes for nesting boxes. This is so ingenious! Easy to clean, I can add more if needed, I can take them completely out of the coop to super-clean everything! Is this too good to be true? My chicks are 5 weeks old and I have 2 bantam cochins, 2 sultans and 2 wyandottes....the litter boxes should be big enough, right? I was thinking of getting 3 boxes
  2. Baymen Moe

    Baymen Moe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2009
    Pembroke, Ma.
    Standard size litter boxes are plenty big for any chicken to lay in.
  3. bigstack

    bigstack Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2010
    Texarkana, TX
    I've seen people actually sell the regular kitty box with lid and door as a nesting box for $40!!!!! OMG!! people will buy anything at any price! ITS A CAT BOX!!!!!! wake up people!!!! You can get them for like $15-$20... Sheeeeshh!!! But yes you can use them. They make wonderful nest boxes!

    God BLess!

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