post pics of nest boxes

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 55885100, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. 55885100

    55885100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am sorry, i am having a little trobble with posting pics of my chickens nesting boxes, but i whould like to see some pics of every one elses nest boxes
     
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
  3. Gindee77

    Gindee77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are our nest boxes before we added the chickens. They seem to like them...whew! I was afraid they were going to be too small. (I read somewhere that nest boxes should be 14"X14"X14" and ours are only 12"X12"X12") They just started laying eggs and are always using the two farthest from the coop door....no one has used the right side one yet. Of course, out of 11 chickens, we only have 3 laying so far. Once they all start to lay, they may use all the nest boxes.

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    Here is Rosemary (so far, one of the 3 out of 11 of mine that are laying...a 19 wk old Golden Comet pullet) checking out a marble nest egg that I put in to give my EE's the idea what color eggs to lay [​IMG]

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    We use shavings and grass clippings as bedding in the nest boxes.
     

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