Laying box tray\liner idea.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by taxus812, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. taxus812

    taxus812 In the Brooder

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    While I was painting I came up with an idea for a liner for my laying boxes.

    I cut a kitty litter bucket in half to use as a liner. The ridge around the top makes it slop towards the back.

    Anyone ever try this ? how did it work out?

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  2. Malou-La-Croix

    Malou-La-Croix In the Brooder

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    what a great idea! I have an empty kitty litter box in my recycling right now! May I ask what did you use to cut the buckets?
     
  3. taxus812

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    I was planning to use a hand or circular saw but then I remembered..... I have a table saw [​IMG]

    I set the fence to 1/2 the width and made three cuts (side, side, then bottom)
     
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  4. James Hudson

    James Hudson In the Brooder

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    What a great idea you had gave me, thanks
     
  5. annek

    annek Songster

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    that is a super idea! thanks for sharing it!
     
  6. taxus812

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    I fogot to add that I also trimmed to length [​IMG]
     
  7. Barbara9642

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    I actually bought cheap litter boxes at the dollar store for the same effect- much easier to clean the coop now.
     
  8. Monk

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    Great idea! I may have to up grade, I just used place mats I picked up at a dollar store. My place mats are flimsy, may have a lot of spillage. Your idea resolves that problem, thanks for sharing.
     

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