Show Me Your Nest Boxes!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by iamcuriositycat, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How to play:

    1. Post pics of your nest boxes
    2. All nest boxes welcome! Traditional, unusual, make-shift, upcycled, recycled, chosen-by-the-chickens, whatever you got!
    3. Post instructions if you have any (totally optional)

    I'm getting new hens in Spring and looking for winter projects. Plenty of scrap wood around here, plenty of recycled scrap materials, plenty of creativity and plenty of energy. Just looking for inspiration!

    Bring 'em on! :D
     
  2. mollycat79

    mollycat79 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hubby made a tray which I've put on a little square table with a crate on its side . Both have hay. [​IMG]
     
  3. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! Is it subdivided below, or just one long nestbox? Do they use it reliably?

    I love your perch, and the look of the whole thing, by the way. Very artsy! :D
     
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  4. mollycat79

    mollycat79 Out Of The Brooder

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    It was initially subdivided into 4 but have since left it as 2. Might find something I can cover them with. There's a crate on its side underneath.[​IMG]
     
  5. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Traditional attached box. If' I remember right the pass through is 9X10. The full dimension of box was 12" high at end sloping up with depth of 13" and length of 30".
     
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