how far apart...tiered roosts???

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by blueheaven, May 19, 2011.

  1. blueheaven

    blueheaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am having a new coop built...i am going to put in tiered roosts. (ladder system)
    how far apart should they be (to avoid droppings from hens).
    thanks.
     
  2. CupOJoe42

    CupOJoe42 CT Chicken Whisperer

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    12" down, 12" over should do it. 18" from wall.
     
  3. the1honeycomb

    the1honeycomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and how high from the ground??
     
  4. CupOJoe42

    CupOJoe42 CT Chicken Whisperer

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    I would start at about 2 feet.
     

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