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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by krudolph, May 3, 2009.

  1. krudolph

    krudolph In the Brooder

    Oct 5, 2008
    southern Indiana
    What kind of material should I put in the nesting boxes? Wood shavings like bottom of coop? Hay? Straw? Does it matter

  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
    You will get a myriad of answers on this one. I cut carpet samples to fit the bottom of the box for cushioning, then I put in straw. I just like the looks of a straw nest box than i do the wood chips i use on the floor. Don't think it matters to the hens....

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