Trap nests anyone ever seen plans for THIS one?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rottlady, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. rottlady

    rottlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I LOVE this idea. It is a little like milk parlors at dairy farms in that the animal is rewarded with food for the behavior.

    I'd love to find plans for these
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    Think of a hen that accidentally gets into box..... Does not have an egg.... cant escape at this point. It is a novelty that sounds COOL but not practical in my opinion.

    WISHING YOU BEST [​IMG]
     
  3. rottlady

    rottlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no different than any trap nest in that regard. If you are using trap nests you have to check them often. This is probably the dog breeder in me but if I am going to hatch out eggs from my girls I want to know whose egg is whose so my choice will be trap nests or crate each hen til she lays each day (PIA)
    Of all the trap nest styles I have seen like this one best

    But I also plan to place hens (or simply never hatch their eggs) that do not fit the criteria I have for the breed _ ie the Cream Legbars I don't intend to reproduce (hatch chicks from or sell hatching eggs from) the hens who do not lay a large blue egg or have bouffant crests
     
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  5. rottlady

    rottlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was what I liked too!

    and yes I googled extensively last night to no avail
     

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