Breeder Management Nests

Big Dutchman provides the following nest versions:

  • NXB Single hole nest
    • NXB 1000 Center Belt Nest
    • NXB 2000 Double Belt Nest
  • Relax Group Laying Nest


Broiler Breeder Nest

Our nest and egg collection systems are the ideal system for a broiler breeder production house. With unique features to maximize your hens’ production, and providing a comfortable and safe nest for laying eggs, you’ll find the these systems to be effective in increasing bird performance and boosting profitability.

Well Designed:
  • The is a single hole laying nest with 10, 9 or 8 nest holes per section side (length of a section is 8’ or 2,438 mm)
  • Plastic or Woven belts are available
  • Black plastic partitions
  • Full nest width egg shields
  • Complete coverage of the egg belt keeps eggs hidden
  • Nest floor and the substructure below the egg belt consists of corrosion-proof zinc aluminum coated wire grate
  • Nest bottom is covered with a perforated nest insert which is easy to install, or taken out for easy cleaning
  • Removable sheet metal covers allow the producer easy access to the egg belt for inspection
  • Centrally activated closure rods can be lowered at night to prevent hens from sleeping in the nest and aid in keeping the nests clean
  • Central suspension system can be winched for servicing between batches



Group Laying Nest

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boiler breeder nests

boiler breeder nests


The ideal single-tier group laying nest for broiler breeders,
for high-quality hatching eggs

  • High nest acceptance
  • High hygienic Standard
  • Short rolling-off distance and gentle transport of the eggs
  • Easy nest and egg belt control
  • Nest can be closed to prevent hens from sleeping or brooding inside the nest
  • Relax fulfills all of these requirements optimally