I need a feeder that bunnies can't get into.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by temple1612, May 19, 2019.

  1. temple1612

    temple1612 Chirping

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    I have a couple bunnies who live with my flock. They have been eating the chicken feed, but the feed is not good for them. I need a feeder that the hens can eat out of but the bunnies can't. Anyone have any suggestions? I am also willing and able to make something DIY.

    Thank you,
     
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    What's your setup? I'd just put the chicken feeder on top of a table, but I have a walk-in coop.
     
  3. temple1612

    temple1612 Chirping

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    I could put it on a table, but I have seen my bunnies get up on a 2 foot high chair. I don't want to make it hard for my hens to get their food.
     
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    blackdog043 Crowing

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  5. Timothy Menezes

    Timothy Menezes Songster

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    Definitely set it up on a table or roof of a mini coop. I have a mini coop, the tiny one that feed stores sell for like $100 in the spring inside the chicken run. The previous owners of my home just left it here, so I set it in the chicken run to give them options for places to lay eggs.

    Anyways, the roof is flat, and about three and a half feet off the ground. I put layer ration and Oyster Shell in feeders that are on top of this little mini coup. I have another feeder on the ground with Flock Raiser or grower for the ducks and baby chicks. That way only the bigger chickens have access to the layer.
     

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