nesting box

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by KARL, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. KARL

    KARL Hatching

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    I took a kitchen cabinet and took the doors off, cut a hole in the back and replaced one door for access to the eggs, should the front where the chickens enter be covered or no? thanks
     

  2. Lesa

    Lesa Songster

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    Hi, I did the same thing- only with an old wooden chest. I divided the inside into individual nesting areas. At first, I left the front on the chest, and thought I would just lift it up for access. They didn't really like that- so I went ahead and took that off- leaving the front open. I did put a board along the bottom edge, just to keep the shavings in and the eggs from rolling out...Good luck!
     
  3. abbachick

    abbachick In the Brooder

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    I did the same thing with a strip of wood across the front. My hens are real funny about anthing completely blocking their view.[​IMG]
     

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