DIY Thread - Let's see your "Inventions".

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Eznet2u, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. ShayBaby

    ShayBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good and bad news on the special chickies, but I'll let you read about that in their thread if you'd like to (thanks, Ben!), so they don't take over the DIY thread, too, hehe. Thanks everyone! I may make a post sometime about the basic construction of the Chickmobiles incase anyone may find it useful sometime. :)
     
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  2. rojororeo

    rojororeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too awesome on the chick mobiles.. the inner lego geek in me is drooling :) (Wishing I had chickens to do that for when I was a kid, healthy ones even, free rides?! lol) and yes to the internet making way for so much now!
     
  3. Myrth

    Myrth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poor birds, but it did give you a chance to get creative.
     
  4. mlowen

    mlowen Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've been using a plastic quart milk jug to give the "girls" oyster shell. It's very hard to fill--spilled all over the place. I wanted to make an oyster shell feeder out of a coffee can but couldn't figure out how to cut out the "distribution" holes. Then I remembered the little rocket stoves we made in Girl Scouts...we used a punch can opener! So I punched triangles in the bottom, bolted on a small pizza pan I found at Goodwill, and voila!
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  5. krazykat0373

    krazykat0373 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    love it! on the to-do list now....thanks
     
  6. Cameron03

    Cameron03 Out Of The Brooder

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    anyone come up with anything to control moisture in the brooder?
     
  7. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    Ventilation.....

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  8. krazykat0373

    krazykat0373 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why would you need to control moisture in a brooder?
     
  9. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    I like the fact you set it off center too. You can put it in a corner if you want without the chckens trying to go behind.. Hmmm.... a feeder would work this way as well.....

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  10. Cameron03

    Cameron03 Out Of The Brooder

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    because i have a duck and a chick in there and the duck gets the beding all wet idk how or y
     

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