Hanging plant basket feeder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by peacefulbean, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. peacefulbean

    peacefulbean In the Brooder

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    I think it was on Fresh Eggs Daily that I saw this idea awhile back. I just tried it out today, and my girls seemed to think it was a stellar idea. I just hung a hanging plant basket we had laying around from the hardware cloth on our coop and tossed some salad greens and weeds in there.


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  2. Mtn Laurel

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    I do the same thing and the girls love it! I hang mine in the coop and it's a great way to keep them occupied especially if it's pouring rain and they don't want to go outside. I'll take a long cucumber, slice it in half, and lay it on the bottom with the seeds towards the outside and fill the rest of it with garden greens and add a tomato. They have a blast!

    Kinda' like a chicken pinata they way they get it swinging back and forth while trying to get what's inside!

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  3. dawnpel

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    What a GREAT idea!! I am gonna have to try this out. I think my girls would love this. Thank for the tip!
     
  4. marktoo

    marktoo Songster

    I hang my fermented feed from an old rusty three tier fruit basket that I broke down to a single basket. I just set a bowl of food in the basket every morning.
     
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  5. sumrfun65

    sumrfun65 In the Brooder

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    Great idea!! I am going to try this.
     
  6. MandalaMaMa

    MandalaMaMa Songster

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    This is a great idea. Going to have to try it. Beats putting my greens in a shoe box size plastic tote.
     
  7. Ciqala

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    What a great idea, thanks for sharing.
     

  8. Crista

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    If a hanging basket isn't available......an onion bag works great!
     

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