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Birds roosting on brooder

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by EllieMae83, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. EllieMae83

    EllieMae83 Out Of The Brooder

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    My brooder is built into our coop and the adult birds are using it as a roosting spot. Any suggestions on how to get them to stop?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    The best way to prevent it is to create a 45 degree angle to any "topper" which prevents them being able to get a grip -- it may take a little thinking depending on the setup of your coop and brooder.
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    What does the top of yours look like? The top of my brooder is used as a droppings board.

    A photo might really help.
     
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