to Build a Nestbox
a rabbit nestbox is a very simple matter. All you
need are a few small nails, a saw, a hammer, and
a few scraps of plywood, as follows:
the sides, two pieces of plywood, 18" wide x 9" high
the back, one piece, 12" x 9"
the front, one piece, 12" x 6"
the bottom, one piece, 12" x 18"
the sides to the back and front pieces. Then nail
the bottom to the body of the box. You can add a
partial cover to the top for the rabbit to lie on
when she wants to get away from the babies. To make
a partial cover, cut a piece of plywood 6" wide x
12" high. I like to round off the sides at the front
so the doe won’t get hurt on the corners. Attach
this piece of plywood to the back end.
that is a simple nest box. It can be made longer
for large breeds or a little smaller for dwarf breeds.
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