1. Sillysu

    Sillysu Just Hatched

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    Which is better for the chickens, square or round roosting bar?
     
  2. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a 2 x 4, wide side up for the roost. There was a smaller, rounded perch outside the nesting boxes, they wouldn't go in until we switched it out for a wider, flat perch (1 x 4)
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2016
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  3. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a 2"x4", wide side up for the roost.

    Then again lots of Bycer's have round roost or tree limbs.

    THE DEBATE CONTINUES.
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2016
  4. barneveldrerman

    barneveldrerman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have both in my coop and half prefer round and the other half prefer the 2by4. I heard that a round perch is better so they can grip onto it. I would just put In a square one to be safe.

    Hope this helped and if you have anymore questions, let me know!:)
     

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