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new galvanized feeder question?

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

  1. bravevline

    bravevline Songster

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    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

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    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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