Changing roost spot

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by gmachicken, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. gmachicken

    gmachicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our young-uns have taken to sleeping on top of the nest boxes. We put up plenty of roost so everyone can have a spot. However the big girls seem to need "elbow" room and won't let the pullets and roos have a spot.

    I was thinking to cover the boxes with a slanted board and an end cap so they cannot sneek in.

    We have Cochin Bantams, a Buff Orbington Roo, and 4, I think Easter eggers, who are 2 1/2 - 3+ months old. They are all on top of the four nest boxes.

    Any thoughts on this would be so very helpful.

    Thank you for your help. [​IMG]
     
  2. LaurelRidgeDreams

    LaurelRidgeDreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a similar problem and made it impossible to find anywhere to roost other than on the roosts. It worked. Good luck!
     
  3. gmachicken

    gmachicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the encouragement. Well that is what I intend to do. Have a great day. [​IMG]
     

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