Nest, roos and poop board. How high is too high?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DGuy, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. DGuy

    DGuy Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 2, 2013
    Tampa, FL
    Somehow my nest boxes ended up 30 inches from the floor. Is this too high? My roosts are 38 high will this work? How much lower should the poop board be?
  2. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 3, 2012
    As long as the nest box has a lip where they can't push the eggs out and the roost is higher than the nests I think they will be okay. Mine like to roost as high as they can and easily fly up to a four foot roost although they have lower ones available. I have my poop boards on the floor under the roosts so the distance varies, but all seem to work fine.

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