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new galvanized feeder question?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bravevline, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. bravevline

    bravevline Songster

    Apr 30, 2013
    if i fill up a thirty pound galvanized metal feeder and give to seventeen chickens how long should it last!?

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    It depends on how much they waste, their size and age. I like to put a slightly larger pan under it so when they bill it out of the feeder the pan collects it. 4 light layers will eat up to a pound a day.

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