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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jerryray, May 29, 2011.

  1. jerryray

    jerryray Out Of The Brooder

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    Are you suppose to keep feed out for laying hens all the time???????????[​IMG]
     
  2. greyhorsewoman

    greyhorsewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. It is a personal choice as to what works better for your setup and time schedule. I prefer to feed my chickens enough that they clean up most of it by evening. I have no desire to attract and feed mice, rats, or any other freeloaders. I check their trough each evening when I close them up and adjust up or down.
     
  3. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Hi Jerryray,

    I second what grayhorsewoman said about not having anything out overnight that will attract vermin or pests. I keep feeder in the run full enough for chickens to have 'free choice' and bring it in at dark because the chickens have gone into the coop.
     

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