Perfect Chook Nook

A plastic storage container makes a fine fortress for your laying hens.
October/November 2011
http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/nesting-box-zm0z11zhun.aspx
This henhouse is inexpensive and easy to keep clean.


PHOTO: AMY BARNES

I use plastic storage containers for chicken nest boxes. They cost about $4 and are durable and easy to clean.

The 10-gallon size fits one hen comfortably, but I’ve seen two squeeze in together. Placing the boxes upside down makes them more stable.

Amy Barnes
Carthage, Indiana