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egg holders, shelves, and skelters

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by WthrLady, Dec 28, 2014.

  1. WthrLady

    WthrLady Songster

    Jul 24, 2014
    WestOak, Nebraska
    Well I've never quite seen one that suited me.

    I found a DIY project on pinterest that was close, using reclaimed wood with digits in it and reclaimed cabinet handles, but wasn't thrilled with loosing counter space. I also loved the roll down, gravity feed, date keeper ability of the skelter. But again you loose counter space.

    So, I came up with this. It's a wall skelter. I made it with a cheap craft store wood shape, cut in half. I drilled two angled holes on each and inserted two dowel rods, which are glued in place. I then pained the whole thing to match the wall so it disappears, and the eggs show. "L" brackets hold it to the wall. also, the ends are even, level, with each other. Only the dowels are on a slight angle.

    Whole thing cost me $4.
    please excuse my white eggland eggs..... the girls haven't started[​IMG]

    laying yet.

    I hope it inspires you!
    3 people like this.
  2. What a neat idea!
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member 5 Years

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    That is freakin' awesome! Nice job!
    Maybe a bumper on the low end?
  4. WthrLady

    WthrLady Songster

    Jul 24, 2014
    WestOak, Nebraska
    Was going too. But the angle is gentle enough you don't need it.

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