keeping them in feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Centralflafred, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. Centralflafred

    Centralflafred Out Of The Brooder

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    I know there are several feeders out there that keep feed in front of the flock all the time. Is that the best way? just let them eat as much as they want when ever they want?
     
  2. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2010
    Kiowa, Colorado
    Unless they are Meaties. Meaties will eat till they explode. Layers will eat what they need. Kind of like cats.
     
  3. Centralflafred

    Centralflafred Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks that's about what I was thinking.
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I keep my food and water in the run, and take the food into the garage at night, covered.
     
  5. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep food/water out at all times. Haven't had mice problems yet, but if so, I will also put food inside after dark.
     

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