Cool feeding station idea

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by FarmrGirl, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    Saw this today at HGTV and thought it was a really fun pet bed but, of course my brain went straight to the barnyard! It would be such an awesome feeding station for ducks, geese, and chickens! How stinkin' cute is this thing? I love the tin roof! I always have a hard time keeping the feed trays dry when it rains while making sure I have enough of them out around the place so that everyone can get a snack.

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  2. All-American-Chick

    All-American-Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my i love this so much.Besides bet it looks better in a duck yard then in a home.tahaha
    I have been debating on what to do for our upcoming ducks.we have chickens in that yard right now with just a bowl and it is wet every morning do to the rain.
    this would be so perfect and cute to boot.
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    We started on ours yesterday. We had been talking about it for months now. I will try to post pics of what we did.

    ETA: Pics Posted.

    Our chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys will be eating from this one feeder. I still have 1 longer trough feeder under the raised coop (just because).

    We put in 150 lbs of feed this morning and we didn't even fill it up 1/4 of the way. So, I"m not sure how many lbs of feed it can hold.


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    Here are the sheep feeders that we made last year. There feed stays nice and dry in ANY kind of weather. No problems at all with feed getting wet. It's placed out in their open pen.

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  4. All-American-Chick

    All-American-Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awsome job.chicken is checking out the sheep num nums wishing she had one
     
  5. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    OMG! I LOOOOOVVVEE this idea! I hadn't even thought about a self filling tray! Good job
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Thank you. I'm looking forward to those few extra minutes that I don't have to spend filling it up with feed or moving the feeder out of the upcoming bad weather.
     
  8. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh yes, i totally see that.. we actually have one somewhat close.. mind you crudely done with scrap wood but hey the ducks still like it! [​IMG] It's dark but i'll show a pic tomorrow if anybody wants to see it.
     
  9. All-American-Chick

    All-American-Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes please do post cause i was looking into it for the ducks


     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Love it Kuntry, we have ours under cover also, crude but functional. I actually have 3 feeding stations covered, it's suppose to rain the next 3 days so will get pics when i can.. [​IMG]
     

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