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crackapple



Joined: 19 Jun 2005
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 31, 05 10:07 pm    Post subject: Roosting  Reply with quote    

Do chickens need a roost in the ark and where is the best place to put it. would dowelling do and should nest boxes be kept seperate?

Mr O



Joined: 13 Feb 2005
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Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
PostPosted: Sun Jul 31, 05 10:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

They will be much happier with a roost, but dowel will probably be too small, I use 2 inch square wood and round off the sharp corners.

live the dream



Joined: 04 Apr 2005
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Location: Berkshire
PostPosted: Sun Jul 31, 05 10:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

i have read that the perch should be at least 5cm long if i remember correctly to stop them getting a problem with there feet.

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