Red question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Ste, Nov 17, 2007.

  1. Ste

    Ste Songster

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    I read somewhere that hens will peck at anything red. My hubby painted the inside door of the nesting boxes red - the rest of the inside of the nesting boxes are black. Should he repaint them? Will they peck at the door?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Don't worry. I paint all my coop structures red. Our house is painted a redwood stain color. My car is garnet pearl red. They don't peck at any of those things. You'll be fine. Now painted nails that are red, freckles, rings, and silver things, now those they go for. [​IMG]
     
  3. Ste

    Ste Songster

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    Thanks! I just envisioned the poor things going nuts over this red door - LOL
     

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