Grit & Oyster Shell Dispenser

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mstkseavey, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. mstkseavey

    mstkseavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We made these today for the girls! Recycle & Reuse! Country fancy! And functional!
     
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  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Those look great! Would you mind telling me how they work, so I can build one? :)
     
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  3. mstkseavey

    mstkseavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a wine bottle and a tuna can. The can is mounted to the board and the bottle is suspended about 1/2 inch above the can. I used zip ties. It made it easy! Still had to drill holes but I love them. I got the idea from Fresh Eggs Daily on Facebook! I bet it's on Pinterest!
     
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  4. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Hmmm, interesting!!!! I currently have my OS in a dog food dish - it always gets filled with shavings.
     
  5. mstkseavey

    mstkseavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love these bottles. I think they are awesome! :). And it was a pretty easy project!
     
  6. shelbydog

    shelbydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 2 Arizona Tea jugs and I cut a large hole in the wide side. And zip tied to the hardware cloth.
     
  7. mstkseavey

    mstkseavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen who is handi-clucked. Lol handi-capped. Leg injury that never healed. She doesn't walk well. I need something for her too. Maybe I will think about using a small soda bottle for her! Awesome idea!!
     
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  8. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is brilliant in its simplicity!

    And, well, any idea that uses up some of these wine bottles is welcome.
     
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  9. Chickens R Us

    Chickens R Us Chillin' With My Peeps

    This is great!!! I already use the large tuna cans just have to add the bottles.
     
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  10. kent rogers

    kent rogers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have to cut and reinstall zip tyes every time you add water????????
     

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