What is the purpose of V perches ?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by RAREROO, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. RAREROO

    RAREROO Crowing

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    I have been looking at pigeon loft designs and I have saw that a lot of them have V perches and I was just curious what the V design is for and why it isnt just a straight pole sticking out ???????
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    v-perch are mostly for feather feet bird like trumpters, so they don't break or soil the feet feathers.

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  3. Covey Rise Plantation

    Covey Rise Plantation In the Brooder

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    The purpose of V-Perches is so the perches can be mounted one above each other on a wall and the droppings not hit the other birds..
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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  5. larrylofts

    larrylofts Songster

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    V Perches Are Used For Space Saveing Each Bird Has His Own Perch/ Droppings Do Not Soil Birds Under Them Easy To Clean Some Are Plastic And Removeable. A Round Perch With A Arm Type Stand Out Is Prefered For Muffed Breeds V Perches Are Mounted Againist The Wall Which Breaks Muffs
     
  6. RAREROO

    RAREROO Crowing

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    Ok Thanks, that makes sense so you can put perches right under each other and they get sheilded from the droppings from the above birds.

    Gotcha... Thanks guys.
     
  7. puredelite

    puredelite Songster

    Clint, On the topic of V- perches, just make sure that they are made long enough where the perch underneath is shielded from the bird pooping above. 1x4's work well for building this type of perch. Also V perches usually reduce fighting as there is room for only one bird on them.
     
  8. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Songster

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    V-perches prevent soiling the feathers, of both the bird sitting on it, and the bird sitting below it. They are also easy to make! [​IMG] Great for muffed breeds and fantails, who's tails normally stick out pretty far when resting, and get the most poop on them.
     
  9. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

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    Poo control.
     

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