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How to Make a Chicken Nesting Box

Eric shows how to DIY two types of chicken nesting boxes.

The first one is a 2-hole chicken nesting box from a small piece of plywood that’s 30″ x 30″, plus a second, smaller piece for the back.

The second one is a single chicken nesting box, and it’s done in a similar fashion, using a tape rule and a pencil to measure the pieces, a flex to cut them and nails and a hammer to piece them together.

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About Eric W. Eichenberger

Eric W. Eichenberger
Eric Eichenberger is an avid outdoorsman, skilled marksman, and former certified range officer and instructor with nearly 40 years experience handling and repairing firearms. A skilled craftsman with a strong love for working with his hands, Eric spent 20 years as a carpenter and custom woodworker in high end homes. As a gold and silversmith he has created hundreds of pieces of jewelry over the years using the lost wax casting method. The grandson of humble country folk, he was raised with the “do it yourself” mentality and so is accustomed to coming up with unique solutions to problems utilizing materials at hand.

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