cleaning out feed tray

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by McCash40, May 24, 2010.

  1. McCash40

    McCash40 Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have an ingenious method for separating the pine chips from the crumbles when they refill the tray? I hate to waste the last layer of food and it's usually littered with chips. I've tried screening with no luck. [​IMG]
     
  2. kannm

    kannm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, we have to waste the food too. I think we are going to have to put the feeder on bricks to try to keep the chips out of it.
     
  3. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    If you raise the feeder to the height of the shortest chicken's back, that should help keep the shavings from being kicked into the feeder in the first place. That's what I do.
     
  4. Heidi Riley

    Heidi Riley Out Of The Brooder

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    I have taken a four inch taping knife and just skimmed the top layer [​IMG]
     

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