messy hen...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by desertchicken92, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chirping

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    My uncle got rid of his chickens recently and gave me their feeder. I was so happy as it is one of those metal wall feeders Tha cost 50 bucks at our local feed store. I fixed it up and sat it up just high enough for my hens to reach it but one of my he's likes to be a slob and still manages to rake the feed all over the floor... Any suggestions?
     
  2. desertchicken92

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    [​IMG] Here Is THE feeder... EVENTUALLY I'm Going To Hang It On THE wall.
     
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    [​IMG] and here is the guilty culprit lol.
     
  4. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

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    I think that is the solution.
     
  5. BonRae67

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    But she is so cute. I know the big feeder, similar to this one, they still beak it all over. Sorry don't have a real answer, just wanted to let you know it isn't just yours.
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Chickens love to bill out feed.
    Put some kind of pan under it to catch the feed and they can then eat some out of there or you can dump it back in.
     
  7. desertchicken92

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    Yeah, I think I'm going to do that tomorrow, thanks.
     
  8. desertchicken92

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    Yeah, I think your right going to do that tomorrow.
     
  9. desertchicken92

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    Great idea!, I got an old cookie pan I can use.
     
  10. desertchicken92

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    Thanks, yeah she is my friendliest hen too. And a loud complainer. I guess I should be lucky that its only her and not all the hens that are messy :).
     

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