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Riggy

  • Joined Sep 2010
Nest Box Dimensions?
« on: February 05, 2011, 07:11:50 pm »
I'm having a problem with egg eating amongst my Light Sussex x Welsummer hens. I need to build roll away nest boxes tomorrow. What dimensions (height x width x depth) do people think?

Thanks in advance.
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CameronS

  • Joined Aug 2009
  • North East Fife
Re: Nest Box Dimensions?
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2011, 08:02:15 pm »
my birds have nest boxes that are approximatley 15"squared  mine don't roll away but then i have no need for it.

darkbrowneggs

  • Joined Aug 2010
    • The World is My Lobster
Re: Nest Box Dimensions?
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2011, 09:01:58 pm »
You can buy an insert Link

The dimensions are there if you scroll down the page

All the best
Sue
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Jonny

  • Joined Feb 2011
Re: Nest Box Dimensions?
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2011, 09:11:09 pm »
30x30x30 should fit your hens :chook:

hoggsbreath

  • Joined Dec 2010
Re: Nest Box Dimensions?
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2011, 09:15:32 pm »
are they getting enough grit.they maybe eating shells to compensate for not getting any. ;)

Riggy

  • Joined Sep 2010
Re: Nest Box Dimensions?
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2011, 10:16:05 pm »
Thanks for all the replies.

 

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