Need a lid for a 3 lb. feeder.....

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jerseygirl1, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY
    OK, I ave two new bantams in a dog cage with a 3 gal. waterer and a 3 lb, feeder (open on top) sitting on a cinder block so they don't get it messy, except now one or both of them roost on it at night, getting poop into the food, bottom part where they eat out of. I added a huge branch into the cage so they can use that to roost on, but no luck, So,,,,, any suggestions on what I can put on top of the feeder for a lid that they won't roost on? Thinking of using a funnel-shaped something......

    They are being quarantined for 30 days, the reason for the dog cage
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2009

  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Try and make the roosts higher than the feed bin if possible. If that doesn't work, a funnel like you were thinking over the top should work.
  3. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    Try a Frisbee.

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