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Chick friendly nest box update

new nest box update for broody hen and chicks


The new chick friendly nest box is not good enough for our broody hen.

She's been hunkering down between the water and food dish and sleeping on the floor.

I suspect the new nest box will come in handy if we can coax her into sitting on some eggs next year, but for now it would seem like she feels safer on the ground where she can hide her family behind the blue plastic tub we sometimes use as a brood house.



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