Guinea feeding question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Tad, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. Tad

    Tad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I am in the process of building a coop/run/pen for some guineas, I was wondering if since they wont be free ranging and will sorta miss out on the bugs in their diet if anyones ever put a bug zapper up high in the pen where all the crispy tidbits would fall below and the next morning the birds could get a snack?
    I may be insane for wondering this and its cool if you feel the need to tell me this.
    the run is 16 wide 8 tall and 48 long. so the zapper could be at one end where its sorta outta the way.
    cool
    thanks
    Tad
     
  2. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Wow !
    That is a big run ...

    I don't know why a zapper wouldn't work for the guineas. Sounds like a good idea to me.
     
  3. Tad

    Tad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks, I will give it a try and report back with my findings
     
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    There's a name for that: "Bug jerky"
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  5. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    You could always grow your own redworms for them. I'm sure they would love that!
     
  6. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    JennsPeeps said:
    There's a name for that: "Bug jerky"

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  7. Tad

    Tad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think we will just zap what we can, if it works great, if not tuff luck.
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hang them a maggot bucket.
     
  9. Tad

    Tad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at the risk of walking into a newbie joke or somthing, I'll bite prissy whats a maggot bucket?
    it sounds really vile! :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: never mind I googled it nope, gross, aint gonna happen, they could just have the crispy version or forget the whole deal, nooooooo maggot buckets for me.
     
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