Has anyone bought the nest box on ebay that opens from the back?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by hcppam, May 26, 2011.

  1. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. No I haven't. How do you mount it if the back opens up. [​IMG]
  3. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Hi, there, Thank you, it attaches to the side of the coop and it has a nifty door on hinges, check out the link, not sure on the size...is big enough? [​IMG]
  4. karlamaria

    karlamaria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2011
    Western montana
    Quote:there nice looking, but not for my neck of the woods, there made thin, mine are so insulated its silly LOL, I would love these if I did not live in a cold climate half a year or more lol
  5. Huskeriowa

    Huskeriowa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 19, 2010
    My Coop

    The product says it is 20 or so inches high. I think they are talking about the exterior of the nest? I would personally ask them about the interior dimensions.

    Additionally it says that each accommodates 8 hens? If they mean that each nest is good for 4 hens and there are two nests so that equals eight hens then i understand. If they are meaning that each nest will handle eight layers I doubt it.

    It may be a great product, I would just ask questions.

    Good luck
    Last edited: May 26, 2011
  6. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks I have asked a few, he sells a single too. I guess the big question is will a buff orpington fix OK?[​IMG] winters are lows are usual around 30- 27, very rarely like this year down to 5 for a few days. new to this not sure what to do. [​IMG]
  7. Bev in Nevada

    Bev in Nevada Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2011
    I have two of the two nest box's on my 12x12 shed turned into hen house. My Rhode Island Reds and Barred Rocks fit just fine.
  8. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Oh thanks SOOOooooo Much! SO you like them? I am a couple of months away form worrying about installing them, as my girls are still young but that takes a load off my mind have a great day. [​IMG]

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