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Low hanging fruit?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by martininoreston, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. martininoreston

    martininoreston In the Brooder

    Oct 7, 2014
    Devon UK
    This was a DIY idea I had to use for vegetables and any old titbits that the Hens love. It is made from a chimney pot mesh - we use these in the UK to stop birds from nesting in the chimneys. I then used an old trampoline spring and a little old rope to suspend it..[​IMG][/IMG]
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  2. Grandmas Ladies

    Grandmas Ladies In the Brooder

    Sep 18, 2014
    Barkhamsted, CT
    Great idea!
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  3. Tamara119

    Tamara119 Songster

    Jul 14, 2012
    Bariloche, Patagonia
    Nice! I do pretty much the same thing. I just use some mesh with a rope drawstring. I live where there are lots of small business veggie shops, so I go round and pick up boxes of lettuce and veggie trimmings. They love it! This particular batch of veggies had a lot of chicory, and they are too thin to stay in the mesh hence the mess all around. Normally the lettuce stays in nicely so they can peck at it.

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