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How to make a nesting box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by handrosilva239, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. handrosilva239

    handrosilva239 In the Brooder

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    How can i make a simple nesting box.?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    There are tons of ways - you can simply use a cardboard box, a dish pan, a Rubbermaid tote, a milk crate, cat litter box -- those are just a few of the many, simple "things you might have around the house" things people have already used successfully for a nesting box - look around the house and you'll probably see even more.
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

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    I use Rubbermaid 18-gal. tubs...works great! Here's a short video on just how easy it is to do:

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