paint roost?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by dftkarin, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. dftkarin

    dftkarin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my new mini coop I'm painting and I could easily paint the 2x3 I plan to use as the roost. In my existing coop I painted everything but not the rrost and even though I scrape poop off it when neccesary, its not as easily cleanable as it would be if it were sealed with paint. I know I wouldn't want to make the rrost slippery, but what about one thin coat of semigloss just to make cleaning a bit easier in the future?
     
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

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    Paint it.
     
  3. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alot of people have them painted, it will be fine! [​IMG]
     
  4. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    I have never seen the point in it, since if you scrape the roost regularly enough that paint matters, it will get scraped off fairly soon, and be hard to replace; but if you just like painting things, I see no active *harm* in it either [​IMG]

    Good luck, happy painting,

    Pat
     
  5. captainmoose

    captainmoose Out Of The Brooder

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    paint it, it will seal the wood and keep moisture out.
     
  6. Joyryder

    Joyryder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would paint it. Keeps the work down to a minimum.
     

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