12" Slide Top Feeder - 9814

Average User Rating:
2/5,

Recent User Reviews

  1. Americano Blue
    3/5,
    "Works well for more then 5 chickes"
    Pros - holds lots of food, easy to clean, easy to set up, not knocked down easily.
    Cons - chicks perch on it, takes up a bit of space.
    This is my personal favorite for chick feeders. It holds a fair amount of food and works wonderfully for a semi large amount of chicks. It comes in medal or plastic and you can get different colors of the plastic. I wouldn't recommend this if you have less then 7 chicks though.
    Overall:
    3.5
  2. chickincrazy
    2/5,
    "It's okay."
    Pros - holds a good amount of food.
    Cons - It easily gets full of bedding and poop and is a pain to clean out.
    This feeder does the job well enough. I just don't enjoy cleaning it out when the chicks scratch bedding in it. Even adult birds kick up dirt into it, and they have trouble getting out all the food. A lot gets wasted, and that irks me when they waste food. Also it is easily tipped over. On the bright side it is metal and lasts forever.
    Overall:
    2
  3. raisedinthestic
    3/5,
    "Not too bad"
    Pros - Spacey, Holds good amount of feed, Sturdy
    Cons - Hard to slide sometimes, chicks confused at first, Gets dirty quick
    It's not a bad feeder, works well for the 12 chicks I have. They were a little confused at first about how to eat out of it. It does get dirty fairly quick(Should have gone with a hanging feeder) I have a hard time sliding it, when I first put it together I pinched my finger and got a blood blister. Chicks love to sit on top of it.
    Overall:
    3.5
    Purchase Date:
    2014-06-12

User Comments

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  1. kubotafoot
    My chicks are nicely spaced when eating, but they knock it over way too easily.
  2. Blooie
    I'm not crazy about it either. It DOES hold a lot of food, and to me that's the problem. I have to put a lot of food in it just to get it up to a level where the smaller chicks can feed efficiently. So I end up tossing out huge amounts of food when it gets dirty and have to refill it up to that magic level again. Nope, not crazy about it.
  3. FireTigeris
    These do work for adult doves to keep the chickens out, with zip ties to the wall to keep anyone from moving it.

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