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looking for ideas for homemade feeder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pattya, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. pattya

    pattya Out Of The Brooder

    May 2, 2008
    I ve been using pellets and crumbles for feed and find with both in hanging feeder the waste is great.I put a large pan under to catch some spillage but still lose alot. Looking for ideas to build feeder that is proven to reduce waste.I have found that adding abit of water to the crumbles to make a mash does reduce waste.All input appreciated.
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    Do you feed them outside the coop or inside the coop?
  3. TN_BIRD

    TN_BIRD Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 15, 2011
    I suspect if you had a lip on your bowl, you wouldn't have as much spillage.


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