paint inside?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jkm, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. jkm

    jkm Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Forest Grove
    Well goodbye the chcicken tractor,
    have my coop run 1/2 done, hope to finish tonight!
    I have Behr fence stain for the outside to protect the wood.
    what can I use on the inside?

    quick run the saw at 7 am! to the coop!!!
  2. MTchick

    MTchick Songster

    Feb 2, 2007
    Western Montana
    If you have leftover stain, that would be good. Paint can chip, which the chickens will eat. Stain gets absorbed and cannot chip so I think that would be preferable.

    You don't really need to paint or stain the inside, of course. The chicken's can't talk, so they won't say mean things about their unpainted walls. [​IMG]

  3. Llysse

    Llysse Songster

    Mar 11, 2007
    I used paint inside my coop to help protect the wood, but I just made sure it was non-toxic. If you decide to use paint, you will have to keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn't start chipping.
  4. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN

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