Do we need some sort of a perch in front of our nestboxes?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by homeschoolmama, May 2, 2009.

  1. homeschoolmama

    homeschoolmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 2 (side by side) boxes about 2 feet off the ground. Are perches really needed for that?
    Thanks
    Regina
     
  2. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    They'd be used if you put them there. I'd put them up, so theyre not ruining their feathers making the jump.
     
  3. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

    Apr 12, 2008
    Sacramento CA
    Agreed! ^^
     
  4. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2008
    Indiana
    Yeah, I think you'll want something there. I tried one for my bantams last year and they wouldn't use it until we added the perch.
     
  5. homeschoolmama

    homeschoolmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I'll add it to my hubby's to do list-he'll be so thrilled!
     

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