Feeding flock, do I just keep the feeder full?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Joe.G, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I ll be getting about twelve birds, I have a decent size auto feeder ( It says it ll feed like 75 Birds),should I just keep it filled and they will eat what they need or should I feed them a certain amount? If so how many times a day?
     
  2. christineavatar

    christineavatar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a picture of the type of feeder? If the grain is protected by the structure you should be able to fill it up and leave it for the chickens. If it is exposed I wouldn't, you would begin to attract rodents.
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Keep it full all the time and they will eat what they need
     
  4. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The top is open I have one of the Glavanized round type, it looks the same as my Water bowl.
     

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