killing cone?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by abhaya, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    Can I buy a cone or do I need to make one?
     
  2. trilyn

    trilyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    I've seen people use traffic cones, old detergent containers...basically anything with a small opening for the head and a large end for holding the body. Let your imagination run wild!
     
  3. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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    You can buy them, make them, improvise. [​IMG]

    We're in the middle of a blizzard right now, so I just used a rope in the garage with a slip knot for the feet, and a tall bucket. Cut the jugular, then lowered them to the bucket to bleed out. The bucket kept the wing flapping contained and made for easy cleanup.
     
  4. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2010
    Kiowa, Colorado
    There's someone here on BYC that makes killing cones. You might search killing cones. I can't find them in the stores and the cones made for it usually have a flange you can screw to a wall or something.
     
  5. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    I needed one for a few roos so I just took an old 4 liter milk jug and cut the bottom off, then cut around the part where the lid screws on. That way you have a big end and a small end. It worked good for some bantam roosters but I imagine a larger chicken might be a bit harder in them
     
  6. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    I use traffic cones for my birds.
     
  7. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    Quote:Where do you get traffic cones?
     
  8. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2010
    Kiowa, Colorado
    Quote:Where do you get traffic cones?

    Just grab one when you're driving through a construction zone, or they sell them at HD too. Cheap version and a lot lighter.
     
  9. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any place there is road construction.
     
  10. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Quote:Where do you get traffic cones?

    Just grab one when you're driving through a construction zone, or they sell them at HD too. Cheap version and a lot lighter.

    haha, I was just about to say that [​IMG]
     

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