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Storage tote for nest box?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by crawfordmama, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Songster

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    Could I use a large storage tote, 34L x 20H x 18D, for a nest box for 6 pullets? It would be sort of a community box with no separation.
     

  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    Yep, works great! Mine get to share a plastic dog house. [​IMG]
     
  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I had 3 that shared the same large kitty litterbox. Tote would be fine
     
  4. TK421

    TK421 Songster

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    Sounds Ok to me. I've seen some great coops like this that stack 5 gall buckets on their side for nestboxes. You would only need 2 max.
     
  5. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    sounds fine- i have 6 nestboxes, one is a tote- they prefer it over the nest boxes, and the feed bin!
     
  6. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Sure, why not? Mine also have a plastic doghouse (it was free from a neighbor!)
     

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