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Roost height question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kidmoab, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. kidmoab

    kidmoab Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 22, 2008
    Davis Ca
    So I built a small coop for my now three BOs. It's roughly 4x4x4 and sits on 30" stilts. When folks suggest roost height is it measured from the ground or the floor of the henhouse?
  2. SSO202

    SSO202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2008
    Hartwood, VA 22406
    I would measure up from the floor of the henhouse not the actual ground. Good Luck!
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I always measure from the floor of the hen house.
  4. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    Yes from the floor of the henhouse, best to make sure they are higher than your nest boxes, chickens tend to want to roost at highest point.

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