We're in the midst of making a coop (our first) inside a beautiful, historic 1890's barn; you can see pics on my page. We'd rather not paint the old parts of the coop (two walls, the ceiling, and two doors), unless it is advisable for the health of the chickens. We pressure-washed the coop today, and are preparing for painting. Q: Are we risking our chickens health in any way if we don't put a fresh coat of paint on some very old, but recently cleaned, wood construction? Your thoughts and experience very much appreciated.