Luxury coops for the show bird

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by poltroon, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. poltroon

    poltroon Chillin' With My Peeps

    575
    44
    188
    Feb 28, 2008
    California (North Coast)
    I've had a couple of people tell me that for optimum feather quality that the birds should be in coops without wire. I'm at a bit of a loss as to how this is accomplished. To me, ventilation is very important... as is some natural light and keeping out pests. I'm somewhat at a loss as to how to build a coop without wire. Perhaps they mean that wire is mounted from the outside and not in a place where the bird can rub against it?

    (Obviously, I need to be sharper on the uptake and ask these questions of the person who made these comments in the first place... :) )
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by