Hanging out on droppings board...........

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by gabby3535, May 5, 2009.

  1. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Chillin' With My Peeps

    all the girls prefer hanging out 'on' the droppings board vs the roosts, which are just above them!
    what's up with that?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    How old are they? What is the roost made of?
     
  3. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A picture says a thousand words.
     
  4. Renee'

    Renee' Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friends three RIR do the same thing.
     
  5. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Chillin' With My Peeps

    There are 2 roost boards............2 x 4's, 4-side up............about 4 inches above the droppings board.
    I'll try to post this link to a photobucket picture, but I'm not real good at that.............
    <a href="http://s627.photobucket.com/albums/tt351/krisathome-pics/?action=view&current=IMG_0039.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt351/krisathome-pics/IMG_0039.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

    If this doesn't work, I'll post the whole photobucket album............
     
  6. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Chillin' With My Peeps

    okay, well THAT didn't work!!!!!
    let's try this.............[​IMG]
     
  7. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yay! That's a picture of my roosts and droppings board above................
    any comments appreciated.
     
  8. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Chillin' With My Peeps

    The girls are all just about 5+ weeks old..................
     
  9. dipence71

    dipence71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BO pretty much ignore [​IMG] the roost also they are up there every so often but prefer to sleep on the feed bucket and in the corner LOL... The roost is new to them so maybe they will get use to it [​IMG] but who knows lol

    As long as mine seem [​IMG] health and happy I guess they can sleep where they want to LOL
     
  10. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice roosts! Nice looking hen house!

    If they are 5 weeks old they may be too young to use the roosts yet.
     

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