Older hens won’t allow pullets to roost

We have 4 barred rocks about 5 months old and a mixed flock of 4 hens that are 4 months old. Our barred rocks now won’t let the younger ones up to roost. They immediately peck them off. We put a lower roost bar in but they opt to sleep all snuggled together in one of the nesting boxes which I understand is not a good idea. I saw a suggestion of putting a partition in to seperate the hens, but what would be an example? Does it need to be plastic, wood, or would some kind of fabric work good enough?

tinyurlis.gdv.gdv.htclck.ruulvis.netshrtco.detny.im

Leave a reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>