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how do you make a roll away nest box?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by the-bird-man, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. the-bird-man

    the-bird-man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi guys. i am designing my coop at the moment and would like to have the roll away nest boxes, i would like the kind where the egg rolls into the back end. i know i have seen pictures on here before and how to make them but i can't find the threads now [​IMG] any help you can give me on how to build them i sure would appreciate it [​IMG]
     
  2. ndemerly

    ndemerly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it seems like you'd have to have 2 levels on the bottom. The top part that the egg is layed on would have to be slightly sloped backward for the egg to roll.
     
  3. the-bird-man

    the-bird-man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is kinda what i am thinking. but what is a good angle? and will chickens still lay in the box even with the angle?
     
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    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. the-bird-man

    the-bird-man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:hey thanks for the link and thank you all for the help [​IMG]
     

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