Height of perch

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by karma3904, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. karma3904

    karma3904 New Egg

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    [​IMG] How high should I place the perch> It doesn't seem like my chickens can get up there or they just like me placing the on the perch!!!
     
  2. larsonll

    larsonll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made mine at 4-5 inches off the ground. They did not get up on it until they were about 2-3 weeks old.
     
  3. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are about 2-3 feet high. Sometimes it takes awhile for young birds to learn where to go to perch. Anywhere from half a foot to 4 feet would be a good distance though.
     
  4. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two rails one is 6" and the other is 15" and offset like a step on stairs. 15" being in the back.
     

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