20 Easy & Cheap DIY Chicken Nesting Boxes

20 Easy and Cheap DIY Chicken Nesting Boxes

 

Chicken nesting boxes are convenient holders for the fresh eggs that your backyard poultry flock will produce. Chicken nesting boxes are usually made of metal, wood, plastic and sometimes wood and concrete. They provide the chicken a cool and quiet place that is very comfortable to lay their eggs. In case you have limited budget, but have some spare time then you can save money by building custom made nesting boxes instead of purchasing costly one from the market. Here is a collection of 20 DIY nesting boxes that are easy and cheap to build.

 

1. Nesting Box – Single

Nesting Box – Single

Instructions: Ana White

 

2. DIY Wine Barrel Nesting Box

DIY Wine Barrel Nesting Box

Instructions: Fresh Eggs Daily

3. Use Large Plastic Bowls as Nesting Boxes

Use Large Plastic Bowls as Nesting Boxes

via Krafty Kritters

 

4. 5-Gallon Bucket Nesting Boxes

5-Gallon Bucket Nesting Boxes

via Backyard Chickens

 

5. Build External Nest Boxes for Your Chicken Coop

External Nest Boxes

Instructions: The Garden Coop

 

6. Triplex Chicken Nesting Box for $50

Triplex Chicken Nesting Box

Instructions: Remove and Replace

 

7. Roll-Away Nest Box

Roll-away Nest Box

Instructions: The Southern Agrarian

 

8. 1×12 Wood Bulk Bins

1x12 Wood Bulk Bins

Instructions: Ana White

 

9. Nest Boxes Made of Plastic Milk Crates

Nest Boxes Made of Plastic Milk Crates

via Girls Gone Trashy

 

10. A-Frame Nesting Box

A-Frame nesting box

via Farm Natters

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