A high-quality nesting/laying box that will provide a dry and safe area for your hens to lay their eggs. The liftable roof provides easy access to eggs. This item requires assembly but is simple to put together.
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Availability date: 01/01/1970
Poultry Nest Box - Single.
A High quality nesting / laying box that will provide a dry and safe area for your hens to lay their eggs. Liftable roof provides easy access to eggs. This item requires assembly but is simple to put together.
While the timber of these boxes is treated with same weatherproofing as our other timber poultry coops its still not recommended to place these outdoors without any shelter since rain can get still get inside these boxes with protection from the rain.
Nest Box Placement - Its best to put your poultry nest box in a raised and secure place in your poultry coop at around 50 to 150 cm high. This helps discourage hens from eating their eggs and is generally preferred by laying hens. If you do elevate your poultry nest box, be sure to provide steps or a ramp that will allow your chooks access to this nest box. Also your ramp will need some tread so that you chickens do not slip.
External Dimensions - 38 W x 29 D x 41 cm H
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Frequently asked Questions:
Q. What sort of timber are these poultry nest boxes made from and what are they treated with? Also wondering where the material is sourced from?
A. These nest boxes are made from Chinese Fir timber (a kind of timber which is plentiful in China) which according to the manufacturer is treated with a water-based eco-friendly lacquer.
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CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK WITH MORE EXPECTED 9TH OF JAN 2019. ANY ORDERS PLACED WILL NOT BE SENT UNTIL STOCK ARRIVES. A fully automatic & compact incubator suitable for 12 poultry eggs or more smaller eggs. Comes with a transparent side wall for viewing hatching chicks. Flexible egg racks suitable for different sizes of eggs.
A nicely made ventilated nest box. All galvanised steel and UV-resistant plastic. The box is a generous 30cm square, with a height of 49cm overall. Swinging plastic curtains give cosy feel inside that poultry prefer for laying. The inside floor features an easily removed soft plastic mat.
NEW 25KG OPTION! Calgrit is a natural mineral grit derived from calcium carbonate which is a great alternative to shell grit providing more calcium (for hard egg shells) and more essential minerals than regular grit. Also for freshwater turtle tanks.