How-To's Needed: RAMP TO ROOST UP THE SIDE!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by iwiw60, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Okay, so I have a roost bar poop tray setup in the one end of the coop...5' wide and comes out 28". Normally I'd just put up a ramp that goes up directly 'at' the roost, but constraints being what they are mine will have to go up alongside the front of the roost/poop tray.

    Question: How do I attach it??!!!!!! Yikes! Been sitting outside the coop for some time and can't figure it out. HELP please!! Ideas needed!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

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    Use wire or rods to suspend it from the ceiling? Or put in a post to support it.
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Can't do either. My ceiling is my roof ... it's a Lifetime Shed 5' x 8' made out of that Rubbermaid-type material so I couldn't do that. And can't put in a post to support it as there's no way to anchor it. I've been sitting out there staring at it all morning and I'm wondering if I couldn't screw-gun in a 'landing platform, say around 9" x 12" from the underside of the poop tray, then anchor the ramp to the platform (????)
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

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    You can still shoot screws through the roof that you can seal with a roofing cement like Quad.
     
  5. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    No way, Jose' !!! With my luck I'll have a leaky roof on a brand new shed....yikes!! [​IMG]
     

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