Roll Away Nesting Box


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Key Features
  • Roll Away Design: Eggs roll into a secure compartment, keeping them clean and safe.
  • Effortless Egg Collection: Hinged compartment for easy egg gathering.
  • Hygienic and Comfortable: Removable nesting material for cleanliness and pest prevention.
  • Privacy for Hens: Enclosed space encourages laying.
  • Durable Construction: Made from sturdy materials for long-lasting use.
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Roll Away Nest Box for Chickens: Easy DIY Setup and Secure Egg Protection

Discover the ultimate solution to protect your precious eggs and simplify your poultry management with our top-of-the-line Roll Away Nest Box, designed and crafted in Townsville, Australia. This nest box is a game-changer for both seasoned poultry keepers and newcomers alike, providing a secure, clean, and private environment that encourages your hens to lay eggs where they should!

Why Choose Our Roll Away Nest Box?

Secure and Tranquil Nesting Solution:

  • Protects Eggs: Our roll away egg box design ensures that eggs are safely guided away from the laying area into a protected compartment, drastically reducing the risks of eggs being eaten by the hens or getting dirty.
  • DIY Friendly: Comes as a complete, easy-to-assemble kit – ideal for those looking for a 'roll away nesting box DIY' option. All the complex parts are pre-cut; you simply put it together and add a personal touch with paint.
  • Durability and Comfort: Crafted from durable 12 mm hardwood ply, our nesting boxes promise longevity and robustness, while also providing a soft, welcoming laying environment with commercial-grade nesting materials.

Key Features

  • Effortless Assembly and Installation: Arrives in a flat-pack with pre-drilled holes and includes all necessary hardware. Simple instructions make assembly quick and painless, perfect for DIY enthusiasts.
  • Innovative Egg Protection: The roll away function is designed with precision to ensure eggs stay clean and intact, providing peace of mind and significantly reducing egg loss.
  • Optimal Hygiene: Features removable and washable nesting material to maintain a clean, pest-free environment.
  • Customization Ready: Our nest boxes are prepared for painting, allowing you to customize the look to suit your style or match your coop.


  • Privacy and Security: Each box features sturdy wooden sides and a curtain for privacy, mimicking the dark, secluded environments hens prefer.
  • Practical Design Elements: Includes built-in steps for easy hen access, a lip to retain nesting material, and a sloped roof to discourage roosting on the box.

How Many Do You Need?

The general rule is one nest box per 3-4 hens. This ensures all your hens have access without crowding, promoting stress-free laying.

Ideal Placement

Install the nest box in a quiet, dim area of the coop to replicate the safe, secure setting hens seek for laying eggs.

Superior Australian Made Quality

Proudly manufactured in our Townsville facility, our nesting boxes not only support local craftsmanship but also ensure you receive a product made to the highest standards.

Whether you're tackling chicken keeping for the first time or looking to upgrade your existing setup, our Roll Away Nest Box provides a straightforward, reliable solution. It's not just about making egg collection easier — it's about ensuring the health and happiness of your chickens by giving them a safe, comfortable place to lay their eggs. Choose our easy-to-assemble, secure, and durable nesting box designed for ultimate convenience and efficiency in your backyard.

12 mm hardwood ply
450mm (W) x 545mm (H) x 520mm (D) | 17.7 inches (W) x 21.5 inches (H) x 20.5 inches (D)
Flat-pack with pre-drilled holes; tools required: mallet and screwdriver or cordless drill
Nesting Material:
Commercial-grade, removable for easy washing
Ready for paint; water-based undercoat and exterior top coat recommended
Suitable for up to 8 chickens
Proudly manufactured in Townsville, Australia

Dine A Chook shipping charges are as per below and apply to Australian orders only. International orders are calculated by weight at checkout.

Order Value Shipping Cost
Under $199 $12.95 Flat Rate
Over $199 Free Standard Shipping
Road Express Shipping From $14.95

How is your order shipped?

All Dine A Chook orders are sent using Australia Post unless otherwise stated. All orders require a signature at the time of delivery unless you provide an authority to leave. We deliver to Residential and Business addresses, PO Boxes and Parcel Lockers.


Every Dine A Chook delivery is completely insured for the total value of the items dispatched and insurance coverage includes loss and damage during transit. In the unlikely event you receive a broken item, contact our office via the contact us page within 3 working days of signing for the goods so we can arrange for a replacement.

Shipping times

State Estimated delivery (business days)
Queensland 2-3 days
New South Wales 3-5 days
Victoria 5-7 days
South Australia, Tasmania & ACT 6-8 days
Western Australia & Northern Territory 8-12 days

With the exception of busy times of the year, orders received before 11am are generally shipped out that same day.

Frequently Asked Questions: Roll Away Nest Box

How does the Roll Away Nest Box work?

The Roll Away Nest Box features an innovative design where freshly laid eggs gently roll into a secure compartment, keeping them clean and safe from damage or egg-eating behaviours by the flock.

Is the Roll Away Nest Box difficult to assemble?

No, not at all! Our nest boxes arrive flat-packed with all the necessary components and detailed instructions for easy assembly. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a novice, you'll find the assembly process straightforward and hassle-free.

Can I customise the Roll Away Nest Box?

Absolutely! Our nest boxes are ready to be personalised with paint, allowing you to match them to your coop's design or add your own creative flair. Get creative and make your Roll Away Nest Box uniquely yours!

How many Roll Away Nest Boxes do I need for my flock?

The general recommendation is one nest box for every 3-4 hens to ensure all your hens have access without crowding, promoting stress-free laying.

What are the dimensions of the Roll Away Nest Box?

The Roll Away Nest Box measures 450mm wide, 545mm high, and 520mm deep, providing ample space for your hens to comfortably lay their eggs while fitting conveniently into most coop setups.

How does the nesting box arrive?

The nesting box arrives flat-packed with the following pieces:

  • 1 x Back Panel
  • 2 x Sides
  • 1 x Lid
  • 2 x Lid Supports - Ensure that the support with the 3 holes for mounting the privacy curtain is positioned at the front.
  • 2 x Base Pieces
  • 1 x Front Piece
  • 1 x Perch
  • 1 x Perch support - Features pre-drilled holes for two hinges. Ensure that these holes are facing forward when assembled.
  • 1 x Lid for Egg Box - Pre-drilled for easy alignment of hinges
  • 1 x Privacy Curtain - Pre-assembled
  • 2 x Hinges
  • 3 x Stainless Steel Bolts - For mounting the privacy curtain
  • 1 x Nesting Mat - Removable for cleaning
  • 1 x Bag of Screws

This comprehensive list ensures that you have all the necessary components for easy assembly, allowing you to set up your Roll Away Nest Box quickly and efficiently.

What tools will I need for assembly?

We recommend using a rubber or nylon mallet. Avoid using a regular claw hammer as you may dent and damage the face and edges of the plywood. While you can use a screwdriver, ideally a cordless drill will be used to screw in all of the provided screws.