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Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!
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Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes – 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs!

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If you want your chickens to give you fresh, yummy eggs on a regular basis, you are going to need to provide them with a special place to lay those eggs....chicken coop nesting boxes. Discover what …

If you want your chickens to give you fresh, yummy eggs on a regular basis, you are going to need to provide them with a special place to lay those eggs....chicken coop nesting boxes. Discover what you need to know about those boxes to keep your chickens happy and producing eggs!

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  • I started with getting a nesting box and a ratproof chicken feeder to start. I have not seen any mice or rats and the chickens are doing what they are suppose to do. I got my feeder and nest box out of Oklahoma from 'thecarpentershop.net' Very well built and light to move when I want to.
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  • 1. Chicken Coop Nesting Boxes: 5 Tips to Building the Perfect Space for Your Chickens to Lay Eggs A MySnazzyChickenCoop.com Presentation
  • 2. Get lots of FREE practical, useful & entertaining information about raising chickens and building chicken coops at www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com Go to www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com/report  and get our free guide: "Top 7 Chicken Coop Mistakes" www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com
  • 3. <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Store-bought eggs pale in comparison to home-grown eggs </li></ul><ul><li>Chickens need nesting boxes to lay eggs </li></ul><ul><li>You can buy, build, or improvise </li></ul>www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com
  • 4. <ul><li>1. Number </li></ul><ul><li>3-4 hens can share one nesting box </li></ul><ul><li>Hens lay on individual schedules </li></ul>www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com
  • 5. <ul><li>2. Size </li></ul><ul><li>Allow 1-2 extra space around the inside of the nesting box when the hen sits inside </li></ul><ul><li>12 inches square, 18 inches deep </li></ul><ul><li>Too much space encourages hens to spend too much time in the box </li></ul>www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com
  • 6. <ul><li>3. Configuration </li></ul><ul><li>The top of the box should have a steeply slanted roof </li></ul><ul><li>Create a front entrance for the hen and a rear access for egg gathering </li></ul><ul><li>Boxes should have a lip and a roost </li></ul>www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com
  • 7. <ul><li>4. Location </li></ul><ul><li>Nesting boxes should be semi-private </li></ul><ul><li>Hang above the floor of the coop but no higher than roosting rods </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation makes it easy to gather eggs, but don’t encourage chickens to sleep there </li></ul>www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com
  • 8. <ul><li>5. Bad Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Chickens should not poop in their nesting boxes, peck at their eggs, or lay eggs outside of the nesting boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Bad habits are signs that your chickens do not like their boxes </li></ul>www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com
  • 9. <ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>3-4 hens per nesting box </li></ul><ul><li>Nesting boxes should be 1 square foot, not too big, and located slightly above the coop floor </li></ul><ul><li>A desirable nesting box is essential for good egg-laying habits </li></ul>www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com
  • 10. To discover the “Top 7 Chicken Coop Mistakes” most newcomers make, go to www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com/report and download the free report! www.MySnazzyChickenCoop.com

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