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Roosting ideas?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cnj-tx50, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. cnj-tx50

    cnj-tx50 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Need help with what to add to my coop for the roost. There are a copy of pictures on my BYC page, but I could not get them posted here.
     
  2. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    take a 2x4 with the big side facing up, so they would sit on the 4" part. I use 2x4 scraps screwed to the wall to support the roost and just screw the roost to the blocks. Some people like using branches, but if you do I suggest using DE in your coop because mites can hide in the bark. Besides that, I am of no help...

    Edit to say that your main problem will be keeping the roosts higher than the nests, that way they won't sleep in them.
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2009
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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