As I try to lay out the hen house I'll build over the winter for use come spring, I'm really drawn to the convenience of a pull out floor for cleaning. This will be a small structure for at most 4 birds. Most of the coops Ive seen with a pull out floor seem to use a wire mesh floor which seems to be NOT recommended-a case of human convenience not matching up with what is good for the birds. One possibility I thought of was a mesh floor with a metal lined pull out floor beneath, and a line of roosts spaced 6 or 8 inches apart, about 4 inches above the wire-essentially the whole coop would be a large sized dropping pit. The birds would not really step on the wire but would move around the house on the perches. If mesh is bad news would wooden slats or dowels be a better choice?