Which colors do chickens like best?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Snozzle, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Snozzle

    Snozzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know some animals see colors different then we do, but I believe most birds can see colors quite well.
    I may be over thinking this, but what color would be good to paint the coop in. I don't want to paint it and then my chickens hate their coop and not go inside anymore. They are already so disturbed when I just change the slightest thing about it and color is a big change, but I need to paint it so the wood won't rot. I guess I could just stain it, but I already have a variety of paint here to chose from, so I would rather use it then go out and buy something else.
    Has anyone noticed that their chickens like a color better then another one?
     
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I don't know about a specific color, but I know they peck at anything shinny! [​IMG]
     
  3. chick0dee

    chick0dee Out Of The Brooder

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    Good morning Snozzle [​IMG]


    My Roos and Hens seem ro love the color Yellow!!
     
  4. Snozzle

    Snozzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good morning to you too!
    Hmm that would make sense, yellow is the color of corn, I would see why chickens would like that. As far as shiny goes, chrome paint would be so cool on the coop, but I'm afraid that it may start a fire, though I could inter gate a few rhine stones with some modeling clay I just need to be careful that they can't be picked off by curious beaks [​IMG]
     

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