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

    May 14, 2012
    UK Colchester
    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

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    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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