7 Reasons to Hang Chicken Nesting Box Curtains - Backyard Poultry Nesting box curtains have been around for a very long time. Farmers would hang burlap or feed bags over the front of their hens' boxes; present-day backyard chicken keepers often get more fancy, using attractive fabrics and adding ruffles, tiebacks, and other detailing. But why?
50+ Surprising Chicken Nesting Box Ideas - Backyard Poultry New flock owners are always on the hunt for creative chicken nesting box ideas, so we asked our Backyard Poultry readers to share their suggestions, pictures, and advice! Take a look at these fun and original nesting boxes, upcycled from items around the house and farm or purchased on the cheap.
Chicken Nesting Box Herbs - Backyard Poultry Living on a farm was Diana's dream, and chickens became a part of that reality. She soon discovered that chicken nesting box herbs helped her birds to relax and settle. Diana Clauss owns The Blue Feather Farm in St Cloud, Florida, home to chickens, ducks, goats, and Anatolian Shepherd dogs.
Chicken Nests: How to Get Chickens to Use Nesting Box - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites Despite our efforts to provide comfortable chicken laying boxes, hens frequently confound us. They would rather hide their eggs in places of their own choosing. We have come across chicken nests in the most unexpected places, from dusty bowls under bushes to a pile of towels on storage boxes.