• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com pie forums private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • paul wheaton
  • Pearl Sutton
stewards:
  • Beau Davidson
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Leigh Tate
master gardeners:
  • Carla Burke
  • John F Dean
  • Nancy Reading
  • Jay Angler
gardeners:
  • Jules Silverlock
  • Jordan Holland
  • Paul Fookes

repurposed traffic cones into killing cones

 
Posts: 236
Location: SE Wisconsin, USA zone 5b
7
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
We found some vinyl traffic cones on our property when we bought it. Recently we made them into killing cones by cutting the tops and bottoms off and screwing them to a piece of timber. We set the whole contraption on a pallet compost bin. It really worked well, the vinyl hugs the birds nicely so they can't squirm very much. Also easy to break down and store when not needed.

 
Posts: 724
Location: In a rain shadow - Fremont County, Southern CO
21
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
wow, we use pretty much the exact same thing.

only difference is ours has to legs to hold it up, instead of the pallets.

we have 2 small cones, and 1 larger cones for roosters.
we put a large tub with straw underneath to catch all the blood, them compost it. looks like you saved that step.

edit: ours looks sort of like this, but without the gutters and the tub is directly underneath:
 
This tiny ad is guaranteed to be gluten free.
Heat your home with the twigs that naturally fall of the trees in your yard
http://woodheat.net
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic