1. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

    Jul 20, 2008
    For ease and convenience of gathering eggs, I was thinking of designing the coop such that the nest boxes had doors opening to the outside. The coop would have to be heated/insulated, any idea of how to seal in the warmth but still be able to access the nests? The doors would be as predator proofed as you all will think of![​IMG] Any ideas?
  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    I struggled with the same questions, so I did the easy thing and made internal nest boxes. I find myself checking the food and water while I'm collecting eggs, so I'm in the coop anyway.

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