ramp needed ?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by pmcgreg, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. pmcgreg

    pmcgreg New Egg

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    Aug 27, 2007
    Chatham County, NC
    I'm building an ark style tractor for our adult flock of delawares, marans and australorps. The roost and nest boxes are about almost 3 feet off the ground. Do I need to make a ramp up for them? I have seen them hop into the guinea coop, about 2' 6'' up. I'd rather not put one in as I move the tractor frequently and lifting the ramp is one extra step.
     
  2. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Tulsa
    Quote:The ramp doubles as the door in most of those. Whether or not it is needed depends upon whether or not you think you need a door, and the width of the hole the birds will have to jump up to.

    They use their wings when they jump up, so need width.
     

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