Duck feeders?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Corey NC, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    What type of feeders/waters do you use for your contained ducks? Pics are more than welcomed!
  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    We use the same thing for are ducks as our chickens. Either a pan, or a large wooden trough.
  3. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
    Somerset, CA
    Thanks for posting this question. I'm the proud new owner to a Khaki Campbell and a domestic Mallard (so I've been told!) and I'm clueless about ducks. Thankfully, they're only about 2 weeks old so they're eating out of a small container right now.
  4. Elfy

    Elfy Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 18, 2007
    New Berlin, WI
    I use a ceramic dog food dish.
  5. runningkaren

    runningkaren Out Of The Brooder

    May 13, 2008
    South Central PA
    I am using a hanging feeder that self-dispenses. What I would love to find is a very large rabbit-style feed bin. You know one of those rectangular, metal feeders that has a flip-up lid and mesh in the bottom to let the dust fall out. Can't find a large enough one. Does anyone know if such a thing exists?
  6. Nessy

    Nessy Out Of The Brooder

    May 19, 2008
    Southern Cali
    The bottom water catch pan from a flower pot
  7. chickiedoodle

    chickiedoodle Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 15, 2008
    I have one of the metal flip up lid-mesh bottom kind--I just got it from one of our local feed stores so I bet you can get one somewhere. Chance Rider, we must be neighbors. Small world. Did you by any chance pick those two up in Placerville last week? I saw a couple that I figured were Khaki and possibly Mallard and had a hard time walking away. If so, I am glad they found a good home. [​IMG] Our ducks have a large water trough that doubles as a pond/drink dispenser. Gross, but when I kept a separate water pan in there it got far yuckier that the pond ever does.
  8. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
    Somerset, CA
    chickiedoodle... I certainly did pick them up last week in Placerville... at Safeway on Missouri Flat Rd. I did walk, and then drive away, only to get to downtown P'ville where I turned around and headed back to get them. Couldn't stand the thought of some getting them because they were cute, then losing interest when they grew up. Sent you an email....
  9. herbandteas

    herbandteas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Yes they do exist you just have to look at the feed store or even ask them if they could order one for you.'

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by