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  1. Sillysu

    Sillysu Just Hatched

    Apr 1, 2016
    East Yaphank,NY
    Which is better for the chickens, square or round roosting bar?
  2. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2015
    SW Ohio
    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

    Dec 6, 2012
    New Brunswick,Canada
    I have a 2"x4", wide side up for the roost.

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

    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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