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Baby chicks kicking food out of feeder

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ant888, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. ant888

    ant888 Out Of The Brooder

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    Do chicks normally do this? A good amount of food is in the bedding.
     
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2016
  2. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes, they're terrible food wasters if you let them. Try raising the feeder up to shoulder height so it's more difficult for them to get their feet in it.
     
  3. yyz0yyz0

    yyz0yyz0 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used masking tape to block off part of the feed holes and I hang the feeder. Between the two of these I have almost no waste of the food.
     

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