Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickenman101, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    North Carolina
    I HAVE A 3 X 6 X 4FT HIGH coop and im trying to figure out how to fix a roosting pole. how high does it need to be for them to actually use it? it cant be real high because its ony 4 ft tall does it really need to be a certain heigth? any help is appreciated!! thanks
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    2 feet off the floor will be plenty if your coop is only 4 ft tall.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    My silkies use a roosting pole that is 6 inches off the floor.... basically a 2x4 on bricks. LOL

    You can put it where you want and if it's the highest place, that's what they'll likely use!

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