Picture of nest box

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cravenchx, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From inside the coop


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  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cozy.

    Looks almost like the lady's dressing room in a clothing store. [​IMG]
     
  3. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish my laying hen would use it though! She lays on the floor of the coop in the pine shavings instead. [​IMG]
     
  4. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I love black plastic!!!!!!
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  5. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's quite a lockdown there! How do the chickens get in?
     
  6. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Looks like Fort Chix Nuclear Fall-out Shelter! They're probably afraid to enter. Two chicks enter, one chick leave!
     
  7. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Those are the exterior "egg retrieving" and "flip-up to clean" doors.
    They have a regular bird sized hole-entrance from the inside of the coop [​IMG]
    We made it hang out so we didn't have to go in to get eggs, but I am going in the coop to get the egg every day anyway. [​IMG]
    Here you can see how it hangs in the porch, outside of their coop area.
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  8. Italian Chicken

    Italian Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens did the same thing, laid their eggs on the floor. I put those colored easter eggs in the laying boxes and they started using theme.
     
  9. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 1 golf ball and 1 white plastic egg in there, been there a week.
    After reading your post italian chicken, I added 2 more orange plastic eggs.
    Here's to hoping! [​IMG]
     
  10. Chris Herzog

    Chris Herzog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From inside the coop on the chicken's side....
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    From the other side...but still inside the coop. The chickens can't go on this side.
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    I made the doors open to the side so my little girl can reach in and get the eggs. She is only 2 1/2 and could not reach over the door if it folded down. And because they are low, I didn't want the doors to fold up, So to the side was the answer!!!

    Chris
     

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