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how wide apart should my roosts be..if we do a..

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by redhen, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    horizontal (not up and down)...roost?...how far apart should the 2x4's be?....thanks, Wendy
     
  2. ChickenCop

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    I did mine at 12 inches works fine for me.[​IMG]
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Thanks chickencop....12 inches..okay...i wasnt sure..i didnt want them pooping on each other if they were to close together...[​IMG]..and i dont wanna build this dang coop over again if i dont do it right the first time...[​IMG]...thanks,Wendy
     
  4. Oblio13

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    I put mine at 15" apart and 15" from the wall.
     
  5. 2manyhats

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    Thanks guys. I was just looking for the answer to this question as well. This saved some looking.[​IMG]
     
  6. redhen

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    yes,...thanks guys!...[​IMG]..Wendy
     
  7. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Crowing 11 Years

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    I keep perches mine 15-18" apart. Keeps the girls from reaching over and pecking whoever is behind/infront of them. You may not have this problem. I have some older grouchy hens that only like certain ones around them.

    Matt
     

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