Dimensions for nest box?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by equus2, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. equus2

    equus2 Songster

    My DH converted some old kitchen cabinets into next boxes.....there's been little use, maybe a couple of eggs a day, the rest are lain in an old horse feeder. [​IMG]

    I'm wondering if the boxes aren't deep enough. I think they're about 12" to 15" deep.

    Also, how much of a "lip" should be in front, to hold shavings and eggs in?

  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    the nestbox size us just fine depth.how wide an long are the nestboxes.

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