Latches on exterior nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by NellaBean, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    What do you guys use for latches on your exterior nesting boxes? I will be putting a lock on mine as well (raccons [​IMG]) but not sure what to use as a "latch".

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  2. sillybirds

    sillybirds Songster

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    How does your nest box open? Does the top lift up, as is most common, or does the front face open?

    As requested, here are pictures of my nest boxes, the lid of which I secure with a hasp and lock.

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  3. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    Sillybirds, mine will be nearly identical to yours, just a bit wider. Thanks for the pics, I love the way you have yours set up.
     

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