1. 3littlechickies

    3littlechickies Chirping

    Jun 29, 2013
    Castro Valley, CA
    Hi! [​IMG]

    I'm starting to build my coop and was wondering about the nest boxes. I have seen pictures of the boxes with a bar in front like for them to stand on? Is that what it is for? Is it necessary to have the bar? Thanks so much! [​IMG]
  2. Angie Poo

    Angie Poo Chirping

    Jul 27, 2013
    Parma, Idaho
    My parents built a coop almost 8 years ago. There are some flaws to it but hey it works.

    The set of nest boxes are about a foot off the ground and don't have a bar on the front. They do have a little ledge on the front though about 3 or 4 inches wide. It seems to work pretty well. At least we haven't had any problems with it.

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