Feeder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by addicted2chicks, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. addicted2chicks

    addicted2chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone use egg cartons to feed their baby chicks? I was thinking about using the paper egg cartons in a brooder because I have so many chicks coming in this week and so many brooders set up I am thinking I don't have enough feeders. Thought if I used the egg carton if it got dirty I could throw it away and grab a new one? Is there any negative for chicks to eat out of it? Good idea or bad?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    You could give it a shot. I'm thinking since they like to climb in their feeder they may knock it over quite a bit. Perhaps you could find some rocks about the size of the egg slots, clean them and put them in the four corner slots to weight them down.
     
  3. addicted2chicks

    addicted2chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are so smart. Good idea, thanks.
     
  4. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is why you need to put a cover on your feeder-[​IMG] Pam Pittman
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    She's nestled among the chicken feed in a metal feeder!
     
  5. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lighter pic. She's a 4 month old Silver Phoenix -Pam
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    I didn't know how to delete previous post.
     

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