nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Wetsnail, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. Wetsnail

    Wetsnail Out Of The Brooder

    My chickens keep pushing the contents out of the nesting boxes. I use wood chips as bedding. how do I keep bedding in the boxes, or don't I need to.[​IMG]

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  2. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    I use pine shavings, others use hay, suppose you can use whatever but maybe they're just shifting things around to their liking? How deep is your nest box?
     
  3. Wetsnail

    Wetsnail Out Of The Brooder

    Three sides are 12" one side 2 inch
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    Raise the 2" to about 5".
     
  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree, mine's 6" in front
     

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