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NN Roster Sharing Nest box with NN Hen

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by 1TurkenLover, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. 1TurkenLover

    1TurkenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some things you Got to see to believe [​IMG]

    We started chickens early summer 2013
    This is all new to us.


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    3 XLg size nest on top ONLY 2 Open 3 Standard size Boxes in bottom Only 2 Open
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    Such snuggle buddies


    We modified this CL coop frame into this a 6 or 8 Nest Box Coop.

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    Forgot to get Pic of shingles being put on, Overall we used about
    90 % Recycled for supplies. even Chickens [​IMG]

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    this is our 16 foot of take down fence.( we take it down as needed, then screw it back up when done. ) that's 6 Ft cedar, with 6 ft 4 x4 NOT cemented in, we used 2 ft long Spike Driven in then bolted to base of 4x4 STRONG and best for our WA location
    Rest of fence is tripled. layered : 4 x4 beams with Cedar boards, Horse Fence wire and 3 Rail 2 x 4
    Then is Hardware Cloth the Runs are made with.
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Just a good rooster helping his hen pick a place to lay an egg. If you pay attention there is a certain sound they make when calling a hen to a nesting site.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Very nice! And a devoted rooster to his duties too!

    Enjoy your chicken adventures!
     
  4. 1TurkenLover

    1TurkenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ~~TOO funny for him anyhow :) its always been HIM first, food or treats sunny spots and when something scared them he'd be running all over to get in coop first. and Now My last Boy Crowing up . Found 2 eggs in same nest this Am. [​IMG] both looked like same hens. Only other hen laying eggs look different.
     
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