Metal feeder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by joanm, Jun 20, 2007.

  1. joanm

    joanm Songster

    May 13, 2007
    I have a metal feeder - open on the top to pour feed in - my chicks like to jump inside the feeder! (I know someone posted a pic of this but I can't find it) They poop in the feed - I want to cover it, but not a flat cover -something to keep them off of it completely - any suggestions?
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    If you are talking about the larger metal feeders that can hang you can purchase a hanging cover for the metal feeders or make your own using the lid to a 5 gallon bucket.

  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Don't remember who, but someone used a squirrel baffell to keep them off. You could pick up one at Lowe's or Home Depot, heck maybe even Walmart

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