Feeders?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by JMoriarty111012, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. JMoriarty111012

    JMoriarty111012 Just Hatched

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    What do you all use for feeders for your birds? I bought one of the Mason jar feeders at Tractor Supply and they've completely spilled it out in a matter of an hour. How can I feed them without all the waste?
     
  2. yellowbee0110

    yellowbee0110 Out Of The Brooder

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    So far I just have a couple of those little hanging galvanized corner feeders for my three hens. I have to fill them every day, so obviously it's not the best choice. Also, they like to dig through it and knock it out. But I guess they can just eat it off the ground if they're very messy. At least only a days' worth of food gets knocked out. [​IMG]

    I have them hanging from the chicken wire under their actual coop so that rain won't make their food all soggy. I bought a funnel to fill them from the outside because it was really bad having to crouch under there to fill it.
     
  3. Dani xxx

    Dani xxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use a plastic long covered chick feeder from amazon only about five pounds they haven't knocked it over but they do kick bedding into it but only takes a few seconds to clean out the
     
  4. hooliganbros

    hooliganbros Out Of The Brooder

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    we use plastic coffee containers cut with 1 [​IMG]

    1/4" holes
     
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  5. jojackc

    jojackc Out Of The Brooder

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    I use the tall glad containers they are very cheap. I also cut a 1 1/4 holes in them for them to get to the food. I use a soldering iron to cut the holes it makes the edges very smooth.
     

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