1. 6chickens in St. Charles

    6chickens in St. Charles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I finally came up with my best design and put together this nestbox shelf on my 2 days off this week:
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    OH THEY LLOVE IT! They were upstairs, downstairs, in and out of the boxes on the first day I made it. I came home today and found this little corner nest:
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    Looked closer:
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    Closer:
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    There were 3 eggs back there! [​IMG]

    I imagine our rooster made the nest for his girls. All those soft black feathers from the molt, a perfect little corner nest tucked away........
    I'm glad they're happy [​IMG]
     
  2. beach livin'

    beach livin' Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. OvertheHenHouse

    OvertheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2011
    San Diego
    Awww - that's a great story ... and a great set of nesting boxes! Thanks for sharing -
     
  4. kittycooks

    kittycooks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Now that is a clever idea! So easy to clean and no slivers!
     
  5. turbodog

    turbodog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it! All those nice nest boxes you made and where do they lay? [​IMG]
     
  6. 6chickens in St. Charles

    6chickens in St. Charles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I found another 3 eggs, but one in each red box. I think they're enjoying their newly found choices! I think chickens love architecture. A new stair, a new window, a new shelf all make them soooo happy!
     

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