I recently changed my roost for my chickens. I had one of the ladder type deals and some of the lower birds kept getting pooped on. I made one roost around the coop only about 3 feet high. Some of the birds jumped right up there but not all. I actually got impaitent as it was getting dark and put a handfull of birds on the new roost. It appeared that some of the chickens tried but could get up the 3 feet...Is it just becuz it was a new thing? Will they addapt?? I really like the suspended roost. It is easy to clean under and provides more floor space. I thought any of them should be able to make the 36"...My chickens range from 24 weeks to a year. ??? Any comments would be greatly appeciated!!!