Looking for a Manure tray for under roost ?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Joe.G, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I need the dimesions to be about 71" by 19 " I was thinking about getting boot trays, if I got three of them and trimmed one done a few inches it should fit.

    Is this a good idea? could I just lay them on the floor under the roost?
     
  2. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats a nice idea, Not sure I have the time at the moment to construct it.
     
  3. Chicks4MyFamily

    Chicks4MyFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use boot trays in all my coops...easily trimmed w/pair of wire snips (only thing is if you trip you loose the lip to keep material in so I trimmed and then hot glued (from the bottom) the edge back on :)
     
  4. Hunter0704

    Hunter0704 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boot trays are GREAT! I use them in my coop....makes it so much easier to clean the poop out....I dump the poop in my "to be" garden spot, then hose the trays off and replace them in the coop. Best idea for poop coop!!!!
     
  5. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do You have any pic's of how you mounted your boot trays?
     
  6. FeatherPainter

    FeatherPainter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just put brackets to hold it up. You don't want them on the floor, it stays so much cleaner being right under the roost.
     
  7. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you put wood shavings or anything on them or do you just leave them as is and hose them off every few days?
     
  8. lilywags

    lilywags Out Of The Brooder

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    Can someone enlighten me on what a boot tray is? Thanks.
     
  9. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go to amazon and type in Rubber Boot Tray and they will pop up.
     

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