Scrap Catcher

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by hensandchickscolorado, Jul 27, 2011.


  1. Saltcreek

    Saltcreek In the Brooder

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    I'd save my mony for $37.00. Whether you clean it off the ground or clean it out of the catcher, you're still going to have to clean it up. We cut the watermelon off the rinds, core the apples etc. Saves cleanup later. We just dump the slop in a shallow plastic tub used to mix morter for bricks, very cheap.
     
  2. sparklechicken

    sparklechicken In the Brooder

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    I really want one, but I won't spend 40 on it! It looks like a metal magazine rack...maybe I could improvise a cheap one and wrap metal coat hangers around the gaps or something! I too am tired of cleaning up sticky dirty produce that the chickens won't touch. But I think with a little creativity I can make something similar.
     
  3. Chemguy

    Chemguy Songster

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    Quote:I think that there might be a product called a chart holder, like those that doctors' offices use outside of examination rooms, that could work like the scrap catcher. But, since only office supply stores are likely to sell these, I imagine that they are still overpriced for what they are. Yes, I am cheap!
     

  4. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Songster 7 Years

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    My Chickens are messy eaters. I am pretty sure they would pull scraps out and scatter it around the coop anyway.
     
  5. serendipity22

    serendipity22 Songster

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    Love Love Love this idea! And it looks so easy to clean. Can't wait to get mine! Since its all aluminum, it won't rust away and can be disinfected!! Love it!
     
  6. ChezPoulez

    ChezPoulez In the Brooder

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    I bought one and am quite happy with it. It's particularly nice for kale and other greens.
     

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