What type of paint to use inside coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MarieNC, May 31, 2010.

  1. MarieNC

    MarieNC Songster

    May 10, 2010
    Another one of my endless questions. Thank you all for all the great answers and info I get here. Anyway, when we paint the inside of the coop, is there a particular paint that is safer for the girls than others? I would like to use a tougher paint, like an enamel (to make for easier cleanup) but not if it's not good for chickens.
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Pretty much any kind of outdoor house paint. If you're painting your floor too, then you'll want some porch paint put down thick.
  3. mgw

    mgw Songster

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    i agree exterier house paint i am going to use it in mine.
  4. elmo

    elmo Songster

    May 23, 2009
    Pretty much any kind will be fine once it's dry. Don't put the chickens in there until the paint smell has disappeared, though.

    A gloss or semi gloss paint will be easier to clean.
  5. MarieNC

    MarieNC Songster

    May 10, 2010
    Thank you all! Now to choose a COLOR! Hehe...

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