Killing Cones

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Wolfwoman, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. Wolfwoman

    Wolfwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    Chickaloon, Alaska
    Did you buy one or make one if you use it? And if you made one, what from?
     
  2. Beekissed

    Beekissed Flock Master

    I made mine from a 2 gal. bleach jug~perfect for all sizes of birds and even small turkeys. It has been invaluable and has revolutionized my processing....I love it!
     
  3. Wolfwoman

    Wolfwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    Chickaloon, Alaska
    DANG IT!! I think we just threw away like THREE of those!! Grrrrrrrrrrrr..... have to ask hubby if he saved any.
     
  4. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made mine out of some sheet metal I had. I started by making a pattern out of some thick paper. After I got the shape I wanted, I tranfered shape to sheet metal and pop rivoted it together. I made 3 of them initially, and want to make 3 more before I process my next batch. I mounted them to a freestanding frame made of 2x4's.
     
  5. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    Mine are safety cones with the tips cut off.
     
  6. dot n'dave

    dot n'dave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When we bought our house, they told us their family had chickens here many many years ago. In the shed we found two killing cones and I always joke with DH that we're going to hang them up near the coop to "remind" our pullets to keep laying!

    (I'm just kidding, I don't think we'd have the guts to use them anyway!)
     
  7. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    Traffic cone.
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  8. Wolfwoman

    Wolfwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    Chickaloon, Alaska
    Hmm I might be able to come up with one of those!
     
  9. Wolfwoman

    Wolfwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    Chickaloon, Alaska
    What is the width of the hole at the bottomside for standard chickens?
     

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