How / Where do you keep your bag of feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Feed Mill Guy, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Feed Mill Guy

    Feed Mill Guy New Egg

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    Brainstorming ideas of a better way to sell feed to make it more convenient for the customer. Bags seem like a bad idea for storage? Does everyone drop the bag into a trash can of some sort to keep other rodents away?
     
  2. angusshangus

    angusshangus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    plastic trash can with lockable cover stored in my garage!
     
  3. bird boy

    bird boy Out Of The Brooder

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    I open the bags and pour them into metal trash cans. This keeps all the vermin out.
     
  4. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Metal trash cans are what we use, they keep rodents OUT...rats can chew through a plastic can...and raccoons and other critters can't seem to smell feed as well in a metal can.
    Bags are just for transport as far as we're concerned.
     
  5. billl2099

    billl2099 Out Of The Brooder

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    plastic trash can with lid kept inside the garage
     
  6. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Metal trash cans with lids!
     
  7. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I use a Vittles Vault. Bags are for transportation only.
     
  8. MrsMoonCat

    MrsMoonCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I place the bags in metal cans with lids. Had rats chew giant holes in the plastic cans and totes.
     
  9. vickifiveoh

    vickifiveoh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dump the bags into plastic totes with lock down lids. I keep these on my porch. I have been doing that for months and nothing has bothered them yet.
     
  10. mikecnorthwest

    mikecnorthwest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just open the bag and scoop food out when I need it. Other than the occasional mouse in our garage we don't have rodent issues. It's easy to lift up the bag and pour out the last bit of feed. I couldn't see myself bending over into a garbage can to get feed when its running low in the can.
     

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