how deep of a tray under roost

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ChickenLovers1, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. ChickenLovers1

    ChickenLovers1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I want to put a tray under my roost for sweat PZD how deep and wide would you recommend?
    Thanks
    Mike
     
  2. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The roost is a 2 x 4 (4" side up), the poopboard under it is 2' deep with a 1" lip all the way around [​IMG]
     
  3. TerryH

    TerryH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You only need about a half inch or so of PDZ to do the trick but you'll want at least an inch edge so they don't toss it all out on the floor.


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  4. SanDogDewey

    SanDogDewey Just Hatched

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    I used 2 x 6's around the tray to keep them from flicking it all over the place.
     

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