To roost, or not to roost, that is the question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kateseidel, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. kateseidel

    kateseidel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As a new chicken person, I obsessed about building roosts. I built laddered roosts, I built a natural stick roost, I built roosts with a flat side up and roosts with a narrow side up, I built shelves, and cabinets. And in the end, where do the darn chickens choose to roost?? In the rafters of the coop itself!!

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  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    LOL...that's a chicken for you! They look young...a few more months and I bet they won't be able to get their wide, fluffy butts up there any more...
     
  3. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Oh that is just too funny!!!!!!!! teach1rusl is right. It won't be long till they are too big to fit. [​IMG]
     
  4. Rozzie

    Rozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Doesn't it make you wonder how they manage to get up their without conking their heads? Chickens aren't the most graceful of birds when it comes to flying, after all!
     
  5. chris10sen

    chris10sen Out Of The Brooder

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  6. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, sure. To a chicken, higher is better. And if as many critters liked to eat you as like to eat chicken, you'd agree!
     
  7. HudsonValleyGirl

    HudsonValleyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls have decided to roost on top of their nesting boxes, and now they are getting to big. So one lonely gal has to sit on the roost while the other girls sit on top of thee boxes.
     
  8. LlanoLonghorn

    LlanoLonghorn Out Of The Brooder

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    The view is much better up there. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Funny Stuff
     

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