How to control feed mess

Discussion in 'Geese' started by seminolewind, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I have all my chickens neat and not spilling any feed. But the geese are slobs. I've tried everything and they still get feed all over the place. Does anyone have suggestions on how to contain the mess?
     
  2. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

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  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Thanks. Looks better than what I"m doing now. I'll set one up.
     
  4. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Glad to help :)
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Do you think changing them to pellets would help as well?
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I use metal and hard plastic goat feeders from TSC they work very well and since my chickens run with the geese and ducks it keeps them from climbing into the bowl and scratching the feed out. and pellets are suppose to be less messy.
     
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