Less waste feeder experiment

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by matt44644, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. matt44644

    matt44644 Songster

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    I bought 2 ice cube bins.1 is mounted and the other slides in the top for easy removal and cleaning.
    So far it's working good and they seem to like it.And i don't see many pellets on the floor.I don't use
    bulk storage of food in my coop.
     
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  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Free Ranging

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    Good idea because they cant throw out the crumbles on to the floor. where it gets trampled and wasted. It will work for chickens like you have, standards , that can reach deep down. I have a mix of sizes, so lil ones would not be able to reach with their short neck. [​IMG]
     
  3. matt44644

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    Yep probably wont be good for small chickens,i did put some bricks around it for my Dominiques to give them some lift.
     
  4. matt44644

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    They're really digging it.Always finding it completely empty.[​IMG]
    Bought 2 more and going to connect them.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member 5 Years

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    Good idea....too deep to bill out and too narrow to jump into or perch on.
     

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