Stacked roosts?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ncCHICKS, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. ncCHICKS

    ncCHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am working hard at getting my coop done! (pics might be on tomorrow, not sure) But anyway.

    It's smaller than I wanted, but the budget was small...

    Can I stack the roosts, or will it cause overly pooped on birds
     
  2. dbcooper02

    dbcooper02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From my reading it is recommended that the roosts all be on the same level. Not a poop problem, rather competition for the highest roosting spot can create a rucus.
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  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    You certainly don't want one tier of birds right above another, pooping on 'em [​IMG] So unless you had droppings boards separating upper and lower roosts, or build 'em "leaning ladder" style, you can't "stack" roosts as such.

    Also the closer your roost space is to "it's all alike", the less squabbling.

    Good luck, have fun,

    Pat
     

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