roost bars

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 16 paws, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. Good afternoon everyone. I have another newbie question, is it ok to use 2 by 2's for the roosting bars? I have 2 hens that just started laying and 5 babies that are 2 months. Thanks for the info...
    Marie from Vista, Ca

  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    2x4's laid wide side flat make a better roost - wide enough to rest on comfortably, and they can pull their feet up underneath their feathers to keep then warm.

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