VALEGO Nest System for Breeders

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Provide the most productive environment. Offering a secure and controlled environment, eggs are ensured a safer trip from the hen to the collection table.

Rack-Drive Expulsion (RDE) System

  • Patented rack-drive expulsion system offers superior egg protection and moves out ALL the birds.
  • Helps a higher percentage of eggs reach the egg belt safely versus floor-lift systems.
  • Uses low torque and few motors to work.
  • Requires less labor than competitive systems, helping to lower production costs.

Film-Faced Plywood Construction

  • Walls and roofs are made with durable, A-grade, film-faced plywood.
  • Provides a sturdy, QUIET environment for birds.
  • Easier to clean and more durable than plastic or steel construction.
  • Dissipates moisture quickly to resist mold.

High-Quality Materials

  • Galvanized steel frame assembled with TAPTITE® screws.*
  • Strong support structure with stainless steel legs.
  • Self-cleaning AstroTurf® pads.*

Smart “Click & Fix”

  • VALEGO Nests feature Smart “Click & Fix” walls and roofs.
  • Easy to install and repair — little experience needed.
  • Requires only common tools to construct.


  • Plastic slats are nailed to a wooden frame.
  • Proven, highly durable design.
  • Easy to maintain.

Egg Collection & Control

  • Chore-Time’s egg belts, expeller and controls comprise a total egg collection system that ensures a safe trip for the egg from the hen to the collection table.
  • The Control Unit programs the daily opening and closing of the expeller to optimize the period when hens have access to the nests.
  • The Control also initiates slight movement of the expeller during egg collection, which permits birds to stay in the nests yet helps to prevent accidental bird damage to the eggs.

* AstroTurf® and TAPTITE® are not owned or licensed by CTB, Inc. and are the sole property of their respective owners.