Roost length for a mixed flock

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by JML72, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. JML72

    JML72 Out Of The Brooder

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    Good morning (or whenever you're reading this) all. I have a question on roost length. I know the acceptable rule of thumb is 9-10" per bird. But would about 8" per bird be allowable, if around half your flock is going to be bantams?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Yes, I believe that eight inches per bird would be fine for bantams.
     
  3. JML72

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    Thanks - considering the planned 3 "standards" aren't really big to begin with, I figured it would be safe, but why not ask. Not trying to over think it, but why not double check once or twice huh?
     

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