Looking for a feeder posted here...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Sakmeht, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Sakmeht

    Sakmeht Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was one that someone had made to help prevent feed getting everywhere - it was a pvc pipe on the inside filled with feed and the feed would come out the bottom and then the outer shell was a bucket that had tall oval holes in the sides that the chickens could put their heads in to get to the food. I wish I could describe it better, but maybe someone will know which one I'm talking about. I have a sand run and feed in the run (small coop) and I don't want to have to deal with feed getting in the sand and getting moist and molding and then having to shovel out sand, etc, etc....

    Anywho, thanks for your time!
     
  2. greenegglover

    greenegglover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im horrible at linking stuff to a post, but go to the index page and search under feeding and watering flock. Post from 10-9 is what I think your looking for!

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  3. TN_BIRD

    TN_BIRD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this might work

    Even something as simple as putting a lip on your feeder might help prevent wasted feed (sorta like those splash proof dog watering bowls).

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  4. Sakmeht

    Sakmeht Chillin' With My Peeps

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    TNBird, that's it! Thanks so much!
     
  5. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put your feeder in this pan and I have almost zero waste!! [​IMG]
     
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  6. Sakmeht

    Sakmeht Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow Steve,

    Nice and simple! I like it!
     
  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:I do the same thing in my raised coop. [​IMG]
     
  8. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Originally I did it to keep the shaving out of the food but it worked great for scratching the food out of the dish area too
     
  9. msf

    msf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is cool but do they waste food with it? michael
     
  10. jolenep

    jolenep Out Of The Brooder

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    how about a water one? I have one I bought but it is terrible to use. You have to flip it to fill it
    and it gets full of dirt all the time.
     

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