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Plastic Flip Top Poultry Feeder

Could be better

Incukahlan

Pros: Holds a good amount of feed, durable, colorful?

Cons: Gets dirty quickly, hard to clean, chickens open too easily, food gets buried rather quickly

So, this is the cheapest feeder to get at our feed store. So for some reason I keep buying them. Lol. That said, I can't stand them for grown hens! They don't work. They get kicked open within 30 seconds of being placed down on the ground, which is frustrating because it takes me 3 minutes to open the darn thing and fill it! Lol. If it doesn't get kicked open it gets filled with straw, bedding,...
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Supposed to prevent drowning- didn't
Supposed to prevent drowning- didn't

Waterer Base 1Quart Quail Base

Pros: Fits on all of the standard containers for waterers and feeders, easy to clean, threads on nice and tight

Cons: apparently not small enough for quail

Can be useful with careful attention and some tweaks
Can be useful with careful attention and some tweaks

Little Giant 10300 Circulated Air Incubator with Fan

Pros: Digital display, holds a good number of eggs, Easy to clean and disinfect, comes with fan. lots of water troughs to help with humidity

Cons: Horrible temperature spikes, cannot rely on built in thermometer/hygrometer at all,

Beautiful, Great Layer, and wonderful for kids
Beautiful, Great Layer, and wonderful for kids

Australorp

Pros: Consistent Eggs, Great personality, Lap Chicken, Good With Kids, Large to Extra Large size eggs

Cons: With any bird if you are not hands on they will not be as friendly but that's to be expected

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