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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

    Mar 11, 2014
    Taylor Barnyard
    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

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    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

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    What does the top of yours look like? The top of my brooder is used as a droppings board.

    A photo might really help.
    2 people like this.

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