I have a combined coop/run (open design) where the roost is in the back about 1 foot from the back wall -the front wall is six feet from the roost. I put the chickens (pullets) who have not had a lot of chance to roost previously on the roost to get them used to it, but when they fly down they seem to be flying into the front wall as if they need more room to fly down. The front wall is made of hardware cloth, so maybe they think they can fly through it? Or maybe they need more than six feet to fly down? The roost is at 3' 10". I thought six feet would be enough... or maybe they just need to learn how to do it?