feeding

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by worms7, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you use buckets as feeders for your ducks or do you buy something else??
    cheers
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Might get some ideas herehttp://www.backyardchickens.com/t/597474/homemade-duck-feeders

    I use goat feeders from TSC only because it comes with a metal hinge that keeps my chickens out of the feeder. What ever you use make sure they can't step on the edge and flip it over.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I use non-flippable metal dog dishes.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I also use non-flippable, but mine are plastic. Made for goats maybe? Cost about $10 and holds at least 5 gallons of food.

    -Kathy
     
  5. farm316

    farm316 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We freeethrow our food to them.. They don't get feeders because we are afraid of overfeeding them, so we throw out a large scoop of food out in the dirt and the go to town!
     
  6. PotatoWaffles

    PotatoWaffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use a hanging feeder. It hangs from the ceiling of the duck shed so they can't tip it over I their feeding frenzy. It works very nicely. I also use gallon jugs with a wide hole cut out of the top to feed the younger ducks while they're separated from the flock.
     

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