feeder ideas - Page 2
I am looking for an idea to make a feeder for my chickens i have 8 laying hens and the layer crumble seems to just vanish. I have went through almost 50 pounds in two weeks of havjng these hens. I dont know if this is normal or im giving to much and they just scratch it all away. Ideas?
Hi phillip26, Visit your local feed store for some options. For young chicks, a small feeder with a cover on it to prevent the birds from getting into the feed is a good choice. As the birds get older, you move toward a more open container such as a bell feeder that will hold large amounts of feed. Birds can be quite messy when they eat. Typically, pelleted feeds will provide the least amount of waste when compared to crumbles or mash feeds.