Got so tired of going under the coop to get eggs! I We figure maybe new nesting boxes will do the tr

featherweightmn

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Our Girls have several nesting boxes built within the coop -but one started laying under the Coop -and it was Chicken See -Chicken Do!
So, I fig'd maybe this will work! LOL




 

aart

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Those are cute drawer nests......fake eggs? .....but....they often like a more enclosed space, especially over their heads. Probably why they were under the coop.
So if the drawers don't work, think about making something more cave like and cozy.
 

featherweightmn

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Thanks for the reply aart -the eggs are real. The Girls already have nesting boxes attached to the Coop -with nestbox curtains for privacy(click on my signature/link below) Laying eggs in them has not been an issue -other than the occasional squabble over the "popular" nest boxes. However, one day one of the girls laid and egg under the Coop -and it turned into chicken see-chicken do! LOL!!!! I suppose We could block the area off under the Coop -but it isn't that serious.

The drawer nest boxes were intended to be a whimsical addition to our Coop set-up . . ..
 
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