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post #11 of 13
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Originally Posted by UlmerChickens View Post

Here's an idea,
We had to find a different roost because our chickens were supposedly slipping off of it.
So we created two different kinds of roosts.
We cut an old tree smoothed off one of it's branches and drilled it into the chicken coops and the chickens love it!
We also put up a tomato stake which had small ridges so the chicken could cling on comfortably, here is a pic.
Hope this was helpful!


Looks really nice. Mind posting a few more pics? What's the measurements??
post #12 of 13

Sure!

So our the roost at the bottom is about four feet,

the roost in the middle is three feet,

and the roost on the top is about 2.5 feet.

Here are some more images.

Glad it was helpful!

Sorry if the resolution was bad.

I dream of a better world where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned.
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I dream of a better world where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned.
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post #13 of 13

Chicken wire will not keep out raccoons, canines, etc out, they will chew right thru it.

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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