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New nest box. What do you think?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by aberfitch, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw this nest box and I really like the Idea but it cost 45.95 Is that too much? (I am tempted)[​IMG]

    This single hole poultry nest assembles in less than one minute!! Very easy to put together. Made out of strong thermoplastic resin that can be easily cleaned. Designed so it can be used on the floor or mounted on a shelf. Great product for poultry hobbyist who only have a couple of chickens. It comes in halves, if you are going to mount this nest it would be best to mount the nest before putting the lid on.

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    Last edited: Feb 15, 2009
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] It looks like a round dog crate, without the door !
     
  3. Kung Foo Chicken

    Kung Foo Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Interesting. I thought it was a modified car muffler at first.
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2009
  4. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    MERRY LAND
    Looks like a modified propane tank, maybe that is what the propane co. is doing with all the old tanks? [​IMG]
     
  5. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    It is kind of cute -- But there are LOTS of cute/easy options that cost WAAAY less!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Too much money.
     
  7. Buzzy

    Buzzy Out Of The Brooder

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    How will you feel when you pay 45+ and your girls refuse to use it?

    Looks like an old milk can on its side, maybe you can find something similar for less?
     
  8. CarlaRiggs

    CarlaRiggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    I use a cardboard box. I've four hens and they all take their turn laying eggs. No one has turned it over getting in or out. The girls scratch around in the hay inside to make a nice nest, and never soil inside the box.
    Best part is, it cost me nothing. [​IMG]

    Carla
     
  9. chickenlips1954

    chickenlips1954 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Way too much $. Make your own out of a milk crate or wood box. I've even used the smallest dog crate with the door removed.
     
  10. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    I saw one of those on a website and just loved it. But I couldnt bring myself to pay that much money for it.
     

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