Roosting Ladder and Nesting Boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DWavs, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. DWavs

    DWavs In the Brooder

    Jul 10, 2008
    I had the nesting boxes on 5" runners and a roost pole that they never seemed to use. They started sleeping in the nesting boxes along with pooping in them.

    So...I raised the nesting boxes onto posts, put on a slanted roof so they could not roost on them, and built a roosting ladder out of 2" x 2"s. The demensions for the ladder are 6' tall and 2' wide. The rungs are set at 2 feet, 3 1/2 feet, and 5 feet. They were on it within minutes and as you can tell from the pics, life is grand. [​IMG]


  2. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    Very nice! I like your nesting boxes! Your girls look like they really like their new sleeping ladder. [​IMG]

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