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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tarragon, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. tarragon

    tarragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    to have a poop board under the roost? Our set-up (still under construction) is an enclosed run/yard using our kids wooden swing set frame, with an attached 2 story coop. The lower level will have the feeder and water, the upper level will be for roosting/nesting.
     
  2. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Quote:Nope. I don't have one.
     
  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Absolutely not. It is *handy* in many ways, especially if you have air quality or ventilation "issues" and/or are trying to minimize the amount of bedding you have to clean out; but not even remotely *necessary* [​IMG]

    Also very easy to retrofit if you change your mind later [​IMG]

    Good luck, have fun,

    Pat
     
  4. tarragon

    tarragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you![​IMG]
     
  5. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one only because it keeps the coop cleaner and easier to clean, for me. Everyone has their own preference.
     
  6. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have one either. When I go out in the morning, I usually just clean up the big piles with a garden shovel and throw in the poo bucket. Whatever works for you is the best way.
     

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