New To Chickens, need some advice

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by audiomilk, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. audiomilk

    audiomilk Chillin' With My Peeps

    New to Chickens. What is the easiest, most efficient and cleanest way to provide food and water to them; what does an ideal a setup look like. And what is the necessities as far as what food and supplements to give them?
     
  2. lucyharper123

    lucyharper123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well food can easily just be flung around the garden or pen and your chickens will happily clean it up for you but their grain and water i would buy a feeder & waterer but if you to the learning center on this page you can easily make one
    click on this for feeders & wateres
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/homemade-chicken-feeder-waterer-designs-pictures

    if you want to find things you can give them like as treats ect click on this :)
    chicken-treat-chart-the-best-treats-for-backyard-chickens

    there are hundreds more just go to the top of the page, click on learning center and then Housing and feeding and then there you go :)
     
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  3. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a feeder in the coop, set so that they cannot bill the food out. I keep water in the run, so that any spillage is on the ground.

    Chris
     

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