Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by justusnak, Nov 20, 2007.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    OK, my son just started a new job....working in a pallet makeing place. As we all know...those pallets are made of....PINE..and he talked to his boss...said I can have ALL the pine shaveings I want, for FREE!!! WOW! I cant believe it! Im taking the truck in there this weekend, for my first load.
    My son also gets me 2ft x 3 ft panels...sorta like paneling...very thin...pine...and clean. No stains, oils, or grease. I see a new coop in the future...with NICE WALLS! Woohoo! I feel like we just won the lottery...chicken lottery that is!
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator

    Sep 25, 2007
    That rocks! Luck-e-duck!
  3. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    FREE [​IMG] Lucky you! That's great! I would love to score that kind of deal.
  4. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] all I have to say [​IMG]
  5. NewGuineaChooks

    NewGuineaChooks Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    San Antonio, Texas
    Very nice! What a great resource. :)
  6. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    wow. even free pallets would be cool. but this is great.
  7. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Oh, we get plenty free pallets....and free pine crates. [​IMG] Some of the crates measure 4 ft x 6ft and about 4 ft deep! We collected several of them to make another coop, (12x14) and a turkey house(6x6) All together, less than $200.00 for both(roofing) Now to get the free shaveings!?? I am in HEAVEN! We are saveing more crates make ANOTHER coop....14x20. Hopefully I can score more cheap roofing!
    My son is also getting us sheets of wood, measures about 2 ft x 4 ft. Not sure what they panneling.?? They come from the pallet factory where he works. They were going to throw them away!! We plan on useing them to finish the insides of the coops...after insulation. Then, IF we get enough..a wood shed, for the firewood. Next summer projects.
  8. IHeartChickens

    IHeartChickens Songster

    Nov 13, 2007
    Pacific NW
    Seriously, that is a total score!
  9. well about time that things started to turn around for you Deb, that is wonderful, Freebies hooray.
  10. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Hey Deb, what a score!!! that's great [​IMG]
    I like your new avatar pic. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2007

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