Bedding Fork question

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by pbjmaker, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Do any of you have a "durafork" by Little Giant? If so - how is it holding up. I bought one but my hubby thinks I should spend the bigger bucks and buy a metal one. All I have is a small coop so it won't get heavy duty use - but we are looking for an acreage eventually and have goats/sheep.
  2. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    Get what you want. If it craps out on you, then next time get the metal one.
  3. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    I've had a green plastic one for 15 years--no problem. I do use a big scoop type shovel for heavy stuff, just the fork for spreading/fluffing the pine shavings.
  4. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    I used to buy Future Forks, they are more expensive and I always broke the teeth on them. I have two of those with broken teeth.
    I bought a Dura Fork and have used it for about 4 years and it is still going strong. I clean 6 stalls a day with mine.
  5. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn
    Quote:x 2 except I've used mine for about 6 years now.

  6. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

    May 8, 2007
    I've always shoveled out the coops when I clean. I've always used shavings in the coop. For me, forks are more of a tool for straw and I don't use straw for the chickens.

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