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feeder or just though some down

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AceOfSpadesJJ, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. AceOfSpadesJJ

    AceOfSpadesJJ Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 1 cockal and 10hens wat is better for them a feeder so its 24/7 or just though some down for them like so much per bird but i am doing tht and there is always some at the end of the day but then tht gets rats into my garden wat do i do!!!!!
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There area couple of ways to feed the chickens and not the rats. One way is to only feed what they clean up in a day. Or you can get a feeder that can be secured against vermin. Another way is to bring the feeder in. You can always hope the neighborhood cats keep the rats honest.
     

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