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How far apart do roost on the same leval need to be?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How far apart do roost on the same leval need to be? Thanks. I don't have that much space, and I will have standred and banties sleeping there. Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    For standards, I've placed mine 12" apart.
     
  3. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    12"-16" For My large fowl and 6"-8" or so for bantams.

    Nate
     
  4. florida lee

    florida lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 6 feet apart. they jump/flap to the other side of coop. roosts run down each side of coop. I have 26 feet of roosts all on the same level. when they want to get to the other roost they just jump. Never seen one miss yet.
     
  5. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks All. 6 ft wow! my silkies can hardley even get off the ground. [​IMG]
     

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