Bins of JOY!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pawsplus, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. pawsplus

    pawsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've gotten ORGANIZED!!! I ordered these stacking bins from Petsmart online (cheaper than in the store for some reason, even with shipping, which makes no sense, but hey, I'll take it. And they arrived!!!

    I wish I'd taken a "before" pic of my storage room -- don't know why I didn't! But just imagine 2 big, clunky rubbermaid bins, on top of each other (for 2 types of dog food) so I had to remove the top one to get to the bottom one, and 2 50 pound bags of chicken food standing open next to them. Took up about 3X more space than the current setup. The 2 on the left contain dog food; the 2 on the right, chicken pellets and scratch:

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    WHOO HOOO!!!!! I'm ORGANIZED!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. cheeps

    cheeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! I need some of those for my shed. I bet they'll keep the little mousies away too!
     
  3. cheeps

    cheeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will they hold a whole bag of feed?
     
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    That looks great!
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Very clever idea! And here I am with metal trashcans full of feed on the front porch! Southern trashy. How much feed fits in each container?

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  6. riley

    riley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i like that idea i should get some
     
  7. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    I LIKE it! Doesn't it feel good to have things clean and where you need them? Good job.
     
  8. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    I think those are great for indoor storage, and I know you're thrilled with the ease these bins are now providing.

    But I'd be hesitant to use them outdoors, I think the rats/mice/squirrels would eventually gnaw through them. And what they didn't damage the sun would eventually destroy.

    If your metal cans are unsightly, you could paint them, add stickers or decals, or build a frame around them. Mine don't bother me where they are out back by the coops.
     
  9. Tamidon

    Tamidon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Don't use them outside. I found out the hard way that they are in no way water resistant to rain
     
  10. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks very neat, Hey don't tell my wife about them she makes me buy her some [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


    omran
     

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