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Perch Spacing

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

  1. dodson

    dodson In the Brooder

    Oct 23, 2010
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Just finishing the coop and was wanting to put in a ladder/stair style perch. Are there any rules for spacing and height?

  2. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Depending on what type of birds, standard-heavy 2x4 with the wider flat side up. Mine are 4ft off the ground and the girls just jump up there. Min. of 1ft per bird with a spacing of min. of 1ft between rungs. 45degree angle seems to be what folks work with. Mine are all the same height thus no fighting over the top rung.

    Bantams use 2x2's

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