Great stuff for chickens coops and its free!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Peavy, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Peavy

    Peavy Out Of The Brooder

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    The day after our local election here last week, I drove around and picked up several of those candidate election signs that are printed on corrugated plastic and posted all over the place before elections. They are proving to be very useful in the coop. They make great droppings boards as they are slick and easy to clean. They are lightweight dividers, good for shade, easy to cut into any shape....I find them much easier to handle, store and cut than wood as you only need a craft knife and staple gun as well as some imagination. With some creative cutting and stapling I had a nest box! To buy the corrugated plastic is quite expensive, so I figured I was helping to clean up the neighborhood and saving myself some money. Give it a try![​IMG]
     
  2. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a great idea:

    Also Ask the local bakery for icing buckets, I have had the best luck from Walmart and WinDixie - I get them in lots of sizes and use them for waterers and feeders and storers of feed. We chopped a large one in half and made a nest box. FREE IS GOOD!
    Caroline
     
  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Quote:They work well for some insulation as well. Seal the edges with duct tape.
     
  4. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    I love being able to recycle!! Great ideas!
     

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