Yet More Roosting Poll question/s

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by CT_Todd, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. CT_Todd

    CT_Todd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an 8 foot 2x4 roosting poll. Currently it is turned wide side facing up vs the narrow side and set at 36 inches up.
    Should I change it or is it okay? Also 36 inches, good height without any type of ladder?
     
  2. Baymen Moe

    Baymen Moe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good to me although you may want a ramp if you have larger breeds for the trip down as opposed to the trip up.
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Should be fine as it is. I do like to add a ramp to a roosting pole for heavy breeds and chicks. The ramp is usually a 1 x 6 with cleats every 4-5".
     
  4. rhodered10

    rhodered10 Out Of The Brooder

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    sounds good to me
     
  5. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Watch and see how your chickens use it to see how they like it. Their opinions are the ones that really matter!
     

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