how do I make a nest box

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by zippychickens, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. zippychickens

    zippychickens Songster

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    Ok , I need to make some nest boxes. I've seen diferent ones on this site but can't find where I have seen them.
    I'm wondering if anyone can explain how they made their boxes and or show pictures. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

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    Sanford N.C.
    Look up, do you see the search, click on to it and type in nest boxes. There are tons on here.
     
  3. Suess hens

    Suess hens Songster

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    I had left over plywood from making the coop, and some glue and brad nails. I figured on about 12 -15" square, cut the wood, glued and brad nailed. Sounds cheesey, but it worked. I also had some left over angled pieces for the sides, but I am sure if you made a 4 sided box (leaving two side open) they will be happy. I saw someone on here used crates that they filled with bedding....I am having a hard time placing mine...I may go to the crates
     
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  5. zippychickens

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    Thank you all for the good ideas. I think I'll get to sawing!
     

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